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Hypocitraturia in patients with urolithiasis.
  1. T Akçay,
  2. D Konukoğlu,
  3. C Celik
  1. Department of Biochemistry, University of Istanbul, Turkey.


    The urinary citrate/creatinine ratio was evaluated in 25 children with idiopathic calcium urolithiasis and 24 controls. The mean (SD) urinary citrate/creatinine ratio in controls and patients was 0.510 (0.205) and 0.181 (0.076), respectively, a statistically significant difference. In neither group was there a relation between age and urinary citrate excretion.

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