Calcium, Urine is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

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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.

Specimen:
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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