Citrate, Urine

Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Citrate Urine
Synonyms:Citric Acid, Urine
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1 day.

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. Aliquot 4 mL into a sulfamic acid aliquot tube (available from ARUP Connect). Store in refrigerator. Record total volume, collection time interval 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


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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