Citrate, Urine


Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Citrate Urine
Synonyms:Citric Acid, Urine
Methodology:Enzymatic
CPT Codes: 82507 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1 day.
Compliance:

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, 24 hour or random
Optimal Volume:Submit entire 24 hour collection
Container:3 L plastic jug
Alternate Containers: Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Collection Instructions:Refrigerate during collection.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Adjust pH to less than or equal to 2 by adding 6M HCl. Aliquot 4 mL. Store in refrigerator. Record total volume, collection time interval and pH on transport vial and request form.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:8 hours at room temperature; 1 week refrigerated; indefinitely frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:20852


Interpretive

Reference Range:Citric Acid Urine: 18 years and older: 320-1240 mg/24 hours. Reference range for patients under 18 years of age is not provided by the reference laboratory.


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