Test Details

Mnemonic

UMYO

Ordering Code

1005050

CPT-4 Code(s)

83874

Specimen Information

Collect

Random urine
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Specimen Preparation

Collect random urine. Adjust pH to 8 - 9 by adding 10% Na2CO3 (Sodium carbonate). Mix and send 5.0 mL urine refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Acidified urine
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 7 days
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Methodology

Latex Particle-Enhanced Immunonephelometry
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Reference Range

0-45 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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