Citrate inhibits stone formation, so a low citrate leads to a tendancy to form calcium oxalate stones. Low urine citrate is associated with renal tubular acidosis, low potassium, chronic diarrhoea, UTI. Treatment is to reduce acidity of the urine and give potassium citrate.
|Tube||08 (UR) - Urine|
|Turn Around||Turnaround time stated by HSL Analytics: 5 days.|
|Send to||Blood Sciences LGI
(Test referred to: HSL Analytics.)
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|Collection Con||Minimum Volume: 10 mL Urine.
Instructions to lab: Acidified urine also acceptable. Store in fridge.
|Ref. Range Notes||Interpretation will be provided on report.|
|Telepath||CITX1R & SA1R|