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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
24 hour urine
Cystine urine
25 mL.
Alternative name(s) Cystine Quantitative Urine.

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
When reported
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Patient specimen collection instructions
Important notes: Collect in 24 hour urine container with 6N HCL. CAUTION: Strong acid. May cause skin burns. Keep specimen on ice during collection Request form must state date and time collection started and finished. Request form must state if Patient specimen collection instructions is taking penicillamine. Measure and record on the request form 24-hour total urine volume.
Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number.
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation: Keep on ice during collection and aliquot frozen.

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Last revised 09/11/2013