CALCIUM EXCRETION 2 HOUR FASTING URINE

This assay is used for differentiating absorptive from non absorptive causes of hypercalciuria. Therapy for hypercalciuria depends upon the cause. Hypercalciuria due to absorptive causes usually responds to dietary restriction whereas hypercalciuria from other mechanisms usually responds to Thiazides.

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  • Pre-test Information:
    Follow detailed instructions as below:1) No food or drink after 6 pm a day prior to the test.2) On the day of the test do not void urine after 8 am.3) At 10 am void urine and discard.4) Drink a glass of water at 10 am and 11 am. Drink only deionized / distilled water.
  • Report Delivery:
    Daily
  • Components:
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