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Citrate, Urine

Components

Name Method Department Units
Citrate, Urine Quantitative Enzymatic
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Specimen Requirements

Urine, 24 hours

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

24 hour urine container

N/A 4 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 8 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - Indefinite month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Refrigerate during collection
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Record total volume and collection time interval on transport tube and on test request form

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Alternate

Sterile container

N/A 4 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 8 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - Indefinite month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Comments

Indicate start and stop time and date on the requisition. Timed urine specimen required (24 hour preferred). Instruct patient on proper collection procedure. At beginning of collection, have patient void and discard urine. Begin collection timing at this point and collect all urine until the end of collection period. Have patient void and save urine at the final collection period.

CPT Code

  • 82507