Citrate 24 Hour Urine

Citrate 24 Hour Urine

Test Name:   Citrate 24 Hour Urine
Alternate Name (s):    
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   CIT U
Specimen Type:   

24 Hour Urine Sample

Collection Container:   24 Hour Sterile Urine Container
Container Information
24 Hour Urine Container24 Hour Urine Container
Collection Information:   State total volume, send a 10 mls sample of the well mixed 24 hour urine specimen in a 10ml conical urine container.
Test Schedule:  


Turnaround Time:   Routine

7 days

Stat / Urgent


Reference Interval:  


Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   Prior to shipment the sample should be acidified in the laboratory by adding 1 drop of 6N HCL to 5mls of urine. Please confirm the pH is between 2-3. DO NOT over acidify the urine sample. Samples that are over-acidified will not be assayed.


Storage & Transport:   Store refrigerated. Please submit specimen in a 10ml conical urine container.
Test Referred to :    Laboratory Reference Center, Hamilton


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