Citric Acid


Sunquest Code:CITAC  
Epic Code:LAB3383Epic Name:CITRATE
Synonyms:Citrate
Methodology:Spectrophotometric; enzymatic
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-12 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 1 mL minimum. Specimens are stable refrigerated for 18 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:80011 (CITRIL S)


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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