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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
24 hour urine
Citrate urine 24hr
25 mL
Alternative name(s) Citrate Excretion Urine Citrate Urine

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
When reported
Monday-Friday    
   
Sunquest code:
JCITUB
EPIC Code:
CITRATE, URINE, 24 HOUR
Patient specimen collection instructions
   
Important notes: Collect in 24 hour brown urine bottle with 6N HCL preservative. CAUTION:: Strong acid. May cause skin burns. Contact lab for container with preservative. Refrigerate during collection.Record total volume.
Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number.
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation: Refrigerate during and after collection.

MCL Web resources Specimen packaging pages Reference lab 

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Last revised 09/11/2013