HEXU - Specimen: Iohexol, Timed Collection, Urine

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: HEXU    
Iohexol, Timed Collection, Urine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL tube (Supply T465)

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a timed urine specimen.

2. Patient should be fasting for 4 hours; 2 hours for diabetic patients.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)7 days
 Frozen 35 days