Test ID: POXA1    
Oxalate, Plasma

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Assessing the body pool size of oxalate in patients with enzyme deficiencies, such as primary hyperoxaluria (PH), or patients with enteric hyperoxaluria


Aiding in the diagnosis of PH in a patient with chronic kidney disease of indeterminate cause when urinary oxalate is not available


Monitoring patients with renal failure and primary or enteric hyperoxaluria in order to be sure they are receiving enough dialysis


Aiding in maintaining plasma oxalate levels below supersaturation (25-30 mcmol/L)

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Oxalate, Plasma

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