CITRATE, 24-HOUR URINE

Citrate binds to calcium and inhibits kidney stone formation. Thus low levels of citrate may lead to kidney stones and is the most important risk factor of kidney stone formation in children. The treatment includes increasing urinary citrate excretion.

  • Test Type:
  • Pre-test Information:
    No special preparation required
  • Report Delivery:
    Sample Daily by 4 pm; Report Same day
  • Components:
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