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Kidney Stone (Calculi) Analysis
|Methodology:||Quantitative Reflectance Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy/Quantitative Polarizing Microscopy|
Collect: Calculus specimen.
Specimen Preparation: Air-dry calculi and transfer to a Standard Sterile Urine Containere or similar container. Storage/Transport Temperature: Room temperature. Also acceptable: Frozen or refrigerated.
Unacceptable Conditions: Any collection or shipping container with a needle attached.
Remarks: Calculi specimens transported in liquid or contaminated with blood require special handling which will delay analysis. Specimens that are wrapped in tape or embedded in wax will delay or prevent analysis and should not be submitted.
Stability: Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefitnitely; Frozen: Indefinitely
Note: This test is approved for NY .