Calcium, Quantitative, Urine (View in report form.)
CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:
RU/CA (random urine); U/CA (24-hour urine)
Urine Calcium Random; Urine Calcium Timed
Random = 82340; Timed 82340, 81050
Results are reported as milligrams of calcium per total volume of urine submitted. Normal range is based on 24-hour collection.
Specimen accepted daily, 24 hours
For timed urine collection, instruct the patient to void at the beginning of the collection period and discard the specimen. Then collect all urine including the final specimen voided at the end of the collection period. Containers must be labeled with patient's full name, room number, date and time collection started, and date and time collection finished.