Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

CITRIC ACID, 24-HOUR URINE WITHOUT CREATININE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2020         Geisinger Epic ID: 6555

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
24-hour urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
10 mL aliquot of 24-hour urine; minimum 1.5 mL.
Special notes:
Collect 24-hour urine without preservative. Refrigerate during and after collection. Mix well. Estimate total collection volume from 24-hour urine container. Remove required aliquot. Record total volume on both aliquot tube and request slip (if applicable).
Patient preparation:
Do not include first morning specimen; collect all subsequent voidings. The last sample collected should be the first morning specimen voided the following morning at the same time as the previous morning's first voiding.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 1 month. Frozen: 2 months.
Rejection criteria:
Received room temperature. Acidified urines are unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82507
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Citric acid, 24-hour urine.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometry
Synonyms:
Quest test code 11315, CIT24U

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