|SQ Code:||UPHO, UPHT|
|Available:||Daily, 24 hours|
|Turnaround:||Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes|
|Specimen:||Urine, random or timed|
|Container:||Clean plastic urine collection container with lid|
|Rejection:||Contaminated with feces.|
|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.|
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