Oxalate (plasma)

Referred to Berkshire & Surrey Pathology Services, Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Portsmouth Road, Frimley, Surrey GU16 7UJ

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Samples required

2x EDTA blood (purple cap/ yellow cap ring, 4 mL tube), on ice to lab immediately. Smaller tubes are available for paediatric samples.

Do not send samples on ice via pneumatic tube (pod) system.

Test indications

Plasma oxalate is only offered for investigation of primary hyperoxaluria in anuric patients, or for monotoring in diagnosed cases of primary hyperoxaluria.

Test information

Not routinely available. Please request urine oxalate. 

Reference range

See report.

Turnaround time

Referral lab quotes turnaround time of 10 days, however additional time must be allowed for packing, dispatch and delivery of sample, and return and processing of results.


Biochemistry (Referrals)