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Test ID: SAT24    
Supersaturation Profile, 24 Hour, Urine

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

Diagnosis and management of patients with renal lithiasis:

-Predicting the likely composition of the stone, in patients who have a radiopaque stone, for whom stone analysis is not available. This may help in designing a treatment program.


Aiding in identification of specific risk factors for stones using a 24-hour urine collection


Monitoring the effectiveness of therapy by confirming that the crystallization potential has indeed decreased


Evaluation of kidney excretion of acid and urine pH


Estimation of a patient's protein intake

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
SUPSTSupersaturation, UNoYes
NAUPSodium, UYes, (order NAU)Yes
KUPPotassium, UYes, (order KUR)Yes
CALCPCalcium, UYes, (order CALU)Yes
MAGPMagnesium, UYes, (order MAGU)Yes
CLUPChloride, UYes, (order CLU)Yes
POUPPhosphorus, UYes, (order POU)Yes
SULFPSulfate, 24 Hr, UYes, (order SULFU)Yes
CITPCitrate Excretion, UYes, (order CITR)Yes
OXUPOxalate, UYes, (order OXU)Yes
UPHPpH, UYes, (order PHU_)Yes
URCPUric Acid, UYes, (order URCU)Yes
CTUPCreatinine, UYes, (order CTU)Yes
UOSMPOsmolalityYes, (order UOSMU)Yes
AMMPAmmonium, 24 Hr, UYes, (order AMMO)Yes
UNPUrea Nitrogen, UNoYes
PCTRProtein Catabolic Rate, UNoYes
DEMO4Patient DemographicsNoYes

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

AMMP, CITP, OXUP: Enzymatic

USOMP: Freezing Point Depression

SULFP: High-Performance Ion Chromatography (HPIC)

CALCP: Photometric

MAGP: Colorimetric Endpoint Assay

POUP: Molybdic Acid

UPHP: pH Meter

NAUP, KUP, CLUP: Potentiometric, Indirect Ion-Selective Electrode (ISE)

CTUP: Enzymatic Colorimetric Assay

URCP: Uricase

UNP: Kinetic UV Assay

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


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Supersaturation, U

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

Brushite Crystal
Calcium Oxalate Crystal
Hydroxyapatite Crystal
Kidney Stone Disease
Kidney Stone Profile
Sodium Urate Crystal
Stone Risk Profile
Uric Acid Crystals