ROXU - Overview: Oxalate, Pediatric, Random, Urine

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Test Name

Test ID: ROXU    
Oxalate, Pediatric, Random, Urine

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

Monitoring therapy for kidney stones


Identifying increased urinary oxalate as a risk factor for stone formation


Diagnosis of primary or secondary hyperoxaluria


A timed 24-hour urine collection is the preferred specimen for measuring and interpreting this urinary analyte. Random collections normalized to urinary creatinine may be of some clinical use in patients who cannot collect a 24-hour specimen, typically small children. Therefore, this random test is offered for children <16 years old.

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

Enzymatic Using Oxalate Oxidase

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


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

Oxalate, Pediatric, Random, U

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