Name: Uric Acid, Urine
Test Name: Uric Acid, Urine
Health Link Test Code: HCRURIC
LIS Test Code: RURIC
CPT Code(s): 84560
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Specimen: Random urine
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
Collect random urine. No preservative necessary.
Collection Volume: Entire collection
4 days at pH >8
Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot
Testing Volume: 0.5 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport entire specimen to the laboratory at close of collection. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Results calculated only for collections of 22-26 hrs. Random urine reported in mg/dL.
Interpretation Type: Reference Interval
For timed collection, refer to Uric Acid, Urine, 24 hr.