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Lactulose

CPT Code

84379

Specimen Requirements

10 mL urine from 6-hour urine collection

Collection Container/Tube

1 urine collection cup, Large container for 6-hour urine collections

Transport Container/Tube

1 Yellow/Red-capped BD UAP Plus tube with preservative to prevent bacterial growth

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Rejection Criteria

Did no use supplied Yellow/Red-capped tube with preservative
Did not supply 6-hour urine volume
Evidence of bacterial contamination

Stability Information

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 3 months
37°C/99°F: 14 days

Methodology

LC/MS/MS

Turnaround Time

5 - 7 days

Reference Intervals

Sex Age
Both 0-99 years .1-.6