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Stone (Calculi) Analysis

Mnemonic:     
Name:    Stone (Calculi) Analysis
Specimen:     Submit stone(s) to laboratory in clean, dry container with a histology requistition form or if being ordered in Powerchart, order Pathology Surgical Pathology Request.

Do not add saline or preservatives.
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0099460
  Method:    FTIR/Polarizing Microscopy
Processing Info:    Histology:

Assign Surgical Accession Number, perform gross exam, allow stone to dry and place in serum vial. Use a urine container for larger samples.

Order a STONE (ARUP # 99460) in PathNet, place the PathNet label on the sample, and place the labeled sample in the ARUP Ambient Temperature box. The order will be put on a packing list, go out across the interface and results will be charted in the Urine Miscellaneous section.