Mnemonic: MGU
Container: 24-hour Urine Container or Urine Collection cup (for random)
Handling: Available as random or 24-hr specimen For random specimen: Submit 10 ml urine For 24-hr specimen: Collect in 24-hr urine container with 25 l 6N HCl added as preservative. Patient collection instrucitns available n the Laboratory. Specimen must be stored refrigerated during collection period. Submit entire volume to the Laboratory for testing.
Methodology: Methodology: Spectrophotometry
Reported: Routine 4 hrs
CPT: 83735
Department: Main Lab
Note: For 24-hr collection:25 ml 6N HCl added prior to collection. Final pH <2.0.
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