STONE ANALYSIS WITHOUT IMAGE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Collect stone, fragments or filtered material and place in a clean, dry, sterile screw-capped plastic container. Send at room temperature. Stones must be of kidney origin (kidney, ureter, bladder). Please provide source on container (if known). If multiple stones need testing, each stone must be placed in a separate container. An order must be sent for each stone. Please call lab for handling of stones of non-renal origin (e.g. gall bladder).

Rejection Criteria
Samples should be free of tissue, tape, liquids, and non-stone debris. Do not send sample with a collection device (filter, syringe etc). Samples in preservative are not acceptable.

Methodology
FTIR/Gravimetric

Stability
Room Temperature: 12 months; Refrigerated: 12 months; Frozen; 12 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5 days
Test CodeCALC
CPT-4 Code (s)
82365
LOINC Codes
Stone composition   9795-6  
Stone weight   9804-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory