Kidney Stone Analysis

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Also known as: Urinary Stone Analysis; Calculus Analysis; Renal Stone Analysis
Formal name: Kidney Stone Analysis
Related tests: Urinalysis; Uric Acid; Calcium; Phosphate; Creatinine; Oxalate; Citrate; Cystine

At a Glance

Why Get Tested?

To evaluate the composition of a kidney stone, to help determine the cause of its formation and to guide treatment

When to Get Tested?

A stone can be analysed either after a surgeon has removed it from your urinary tract or if you catch a stone that has come out of your urinary tract when passing urine

Sample Required?

A stone filtered from your urine or surgically removed from your urinary tract by a doctor

Test Preparation Needed?