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Test ID: HYOX    
Hyperoxaluria Panel, Urine

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NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Distinguishing between primary and secondary hyperoxaluria


Distinguishing between type 1 and type 2 primary hyperoxaluria

Genetics Test Information Provides information that may help with selection of the correct test or proper submission of the test request

Distinguishing between primary and secondary hyperoxaluria.


Primary hyperoxalurias are genetic disorders of glyoxylate metabolism characterized by increased urinary excretion of oxalic acid and kidney stone formation.


A diagnostic workup in an individual with hyperoxaluria demonstrates increased concentration of oxalate in urinary metabolite screening. If glycolate or glycerate is present, a primary hyperoxaluria is indicated.


Primary hyperoxalurias are distinguished from each other based on the urine profile.


Ascorbic acid will falsely elevate oxalic acid results.

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Hyperoxaluria Diagnostic Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Hyperoxaluria Panel, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

PH1 (Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1)
PH2 (Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 2)
Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 1 (PH1)
Primary Hyperoxaluria Type 2 (PH2)