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Common Use:
To indicate sufficiency of dietary calcium intake and rate of absorption. Urine calcium levels are also used to assess bone resorption, kidney stones, and renal loss of calcium.

Urine from an unpreserved random or timed specimen collected in a clean plastic collection container.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Spectrophotometry)

AgeConventional Units*SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.025)*
Infant and childUp to 6 mg/kg per 24 hrUp to 0.15 mmol/kg per 24 hr
Adult on average diet100–300 mg/24 hr2.5–7.5 mmol/24 hr
*Values depend on diet.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Calcium, Urine ID - 425314 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - ER -