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Uric Acid, Urine

Uric Acid, Urine (HCRURIC) Chemistry Lab Test

Name: Uric Acid, Urine

Test Name: Uric Acid, Urine

Health Link Test Code: HCRURIC

LIS Test Code: RURIC

CPT Code(s): 84560

Methodology: Uricase

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

Collection Instructions:

Collect random urine. No preservative necessary.

Collection Volume: Entire collection

Stability Ambient:

4 days at pH >8

Stability Frozen:

not acceptable

Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot

Testing Volume: 0.5 mL

Pediatric Testing Volume: 0.2 mL

Specimen Transport:

Transport entire specimen to the laboratory at close of collection. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.

Interpretation:

Results calculated only for collections of 22-26 hrs. Random urine reported in mg/dL.

Interpretation Type: Reference Interval

Additional Information:

For timed collection, refer to Uric Acid, Urine, 24 hr.