Entire calculi (urinary/biliary) in plain sterile container.
Calculi should be dry without any preservative or liquid.
Send the calculi at ambient temperature.
Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FT-IR)
Calculi components which are potentially clinically relevant are reported.
Calculi matrix components are not reported.
Mean = 7 days, Range: 3 – 11 days
Monday - Friday
Indicate source of the calculi (e.g Bladder stone, Gall stone)