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Citrate, serum

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Test group Citrate
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Spectrophotometric, enzymatic
Collection Instructions Deliver immediately to Specimen Receiving.
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 mL serum
Min. Volume 1 mL serum
UCSF Rejection Criteria Delivered to lab > 30 min after collection
Processing notes Centrifuge and refrigerate serum.
Units mg/dL
Normal range 1.7-3.0 mg/dL (85-156 µmol/L)
Synonyms Citric acid
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday-Saturday. Turnaround time: 2-4 days.
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:03:34 PM
Entry Number 214
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