Sulfate, Urine
Ordering Recommendation

Measurement of urinary sulfate excretion is used in calculi risk assessment.

Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Sun, Wed, Fri
1-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
24-hour urine. Refrigerate during collection. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 4 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 2 mL)
Additional Information: Record total volume and collection time on tube and test request form. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Room temperature specimens. Any sample except urine. 
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
6-30 mmol/d
Interpretive Data
Reference intervals have been established for 24 hour collections only.

Statement B: Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

Hotline History
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020207Creatinine, Urine - per volume2161-8
0020208Creatinine, Urine - per 24h2162-6
0081103Sulfate, Urine - per volume47780-2
0081104Sulfate, Urine - per 24h26889-6
0097110Total Volume19153-6
0097111Hours Collected30211-7
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