Lab Test : Phosphorus, Urine

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Alternate:Urine Phosphorus
Includes:Phosphorus
Department:Chemistry
Phone:(937) 641-3428
SQ Code:UPHO, UPHT
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Urine, random or timed
Volume:0.1 mL
Container:Clean plastic urine collection container with lid
Temperature:Refrigerate
Rejection:Contaminated with feces.
Normal:20-60 mg/dL
Uses:Evaluate calcium/phosphorus balance. High in primary hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D deficiency, vitamin resistant rickets and renal tubular acidosis. Low in renal osteodystrophy and hypoparathyroidism. Aid in evaluating nephrolithiasis.
Limitations:N/A
Method:Phosphomolybdate UV
 

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