Dry stone in sterile screw cap container.
Stones originating from sources not related to the kidney should be
air-dried, then placed in a plastic tube or a urine collection cup.
Do not use tape.
Minute specimens may be placed in a gelatin capsule.
Infrared spectrum analysis
3 days from set-up
Primary stone containers will be stored for 21 days only.
Stone Analysis is used in determining the etiology of stones. The results are often useful in determining the cause and treatment.