CITRATE, URINE - RANDOM

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Collect random urine and add 1 gram boric acid/100 mL urine pH 4-7. Mix well and send a 10.0 mL urine aliquot (5.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic urine container.

Rejection Criteria
Samples with incorrect pH

Methodology
Spectrophotometry

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
Not available for random samples

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time3-4 days
Test CodeUCITR
CPT-4 Code (s)
82507
LOINC Codes
27133-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory