TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FCAU    
Citric Acid, Urine with Creatinine

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: Urine

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, preservative-free urine container.

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions:

 1. Collect random, clean catch urine without preservative.

 2. Ship 10 mL urine refrigerated in a sterile, plastic screw-cap container.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Received room temperature; Acidified urine

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)30 days
 Frozen 60 days
 Ambient 8 hours