Stone analysis

Alphabetical Test listing

Stone analysis-13517

  
Stone analysis
  
13517
  
LAB13517
  
STO
  
Calculi
Gall stone
Kidney stone
Salivary stone
  
  • Color
  • Size
  • Weight
  • Composition
  

Determine calculi composition, metabolic factors affecting stone formation, evaluation of patient with nephrolithiasis.

  
Calculi (urinary/kidney, biliary/gall or salivary)
  
  

 

Avoid rejection and delayed processing by sending the stone completely dried in a clean container. Do not send gauze, filters, tape or Q-tips. Stones that are not received completely dried will result in delayed processing.

  
  • Calculi must be submitted completely dry.
  • Do not ship in urine or formalin.
    • There will be delay in analyzing and reporting specimens not received completely dry.
  • Do not attach calculi to cellulose tape.
  • Specimens should not be submitted in in gauze, filters, taped, or on Q-tips.
  

Cup from the Kidney stone collection kit

  

Clean (or sterile) container or capsule

  
  • Provide source (urinary, gall, salivary) of calculi
  

Ambient

  
  • Urine; Stone analysis is not performed on urine samples
  
LabCorp Litholink (910180): R-LC
  
Daily
  
3 - 8 days
  

Infrared spectroscopy

  
  • Size (mm)
  • Weight (mg)
  • % for composition
  
82365
  
Result 85793-8
  
03/27/2019
  
08/03/2020
  
01/30/2020