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Test ID: RCITR    
Citrate Excretion, Pediatric, Random, Urine

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

84773

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosing risk factors for patients with calcium kidney stones.

 

Monitoring results of therapy in patients with calcium stones or renal tubular acidosis.

 

A timed 24-hour urine collection is the preferred specimen for measuring and interpreting this urinary analyte. Random collections normalized to urinary creatinine may be of some clinical use in patients who cannot collect a 24-hour specimen, typically small children. Therefore, this random test is offered for children <16 years old.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzymatic

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Citrate Excretion, Peds, Random, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Citric Acid, Urine
Urinary Citrate Excretion