Citric Acid, Urine
0020852
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CITRIC U
Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
24-hour urine. Refrigerate during collection. Also acceptable: Random urine.  
Specimen Preparation
Adjust pH to less than or equal to 2 by adding 6M HCl. Transfer a 4 mL aliquot of urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Record total volume, collection time interval, and pH on transport tube and test request form. Also acceptable: Specimens previously preserved with boric acid.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely  
Reference Interval
Test Number Components Reference Interval
Citric Acid, Urine 18 years and older: 320-​1240 mg/d
Citric Acid/Creatinine Ratio, Urine 1 year and older: greater than or equal to 150 mg/g.
Interpretive Data


See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
82507
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020207Creatinine, Urine - per volume
0020208Creatinine, Urine - per 24h
0020242Citric Acid, Urine - per 24h
0020243Citric Acid, Urine - per volume
0020744Citric Acid/Creatinine Ratio, Urine
0097110Total Volume
0097111Hours Collected
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • Citrate
  • Citric Acid, Random Urine
  • Citric Acid, Urine
  • Citric Acid/Creatinine Ratio, Random Urine
  • Urinary Citrate Excretion