Name: pH, Urine (Methotrexate Protocol)
Test Name: pH, Urine (Methotrexate Protocol)
Health Link Test Code: UPHMTX
LIS Test Code: UPHMTX
CPT Code(s): 83986
Methodology: Automated Urine Chemistry Analyzer
This test is intended for inpatients receiving high-dose methotrexate ONLY.
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
Refrigerate if transportation to lab is delayed. Indicate whether specimen is midstream, indwelling catheter, single catheter or other method of collection. For midstream urine collection instructions refer to Health Facts for you - Male HF #4247, Female HF # 4236 located on UConnect.
Collection Volume: 10 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 3 mL
Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot
Testing Volume: 10 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 3 mL
Transport specimen to the laboratory immediately.
Samples held at room temperature for more than 2 hours or samples refrigerated for more than 24 hours are not acceptable.
Age 0 days and up: 7.0 - 9.0
Interpretation Type: Reference Interval
Effective Date of Reference Range: Mon, 02 Nov 2015 08:00:00 CST
Critical Calls: yes