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Test Catalog

Test ID: FORAU    
Formic Acid, Urine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If creatinine is <200 or >5000, Specific Gravity Confirmation, Urine, test ID FSGCU is performed it is at no additional charge.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Collection Container: Plastic, preservative-free urine container

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions:

1.     Collect 3 mL random urine without preservative.

2.     Ship frozen in a plastic container.

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

1.4 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 performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineFrozen90 days