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Test Name: Uric Acid, Urine

Test Code(s): RURIC / HCRURIC

CPT Code(s): 84560

Methodology: Uricase

Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.

Turnaround Time: Stat: 1 hour.
Routine: 4 hours.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Random urine

Collection Instructions: Collect random urine. No preservative necessary.

Collection Container: Preferred: Sterile screw cap container

Collection Volume: Preferred: Entire collection
Pediatrics: Entire collection

Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot

Volume Required: Preferred: 0.5 mL
Pediatrics: 0.2 mL

Specimen Transport: Transport entire specimen to UWHC Core Laboratory (B4/220) at close of collection. Transport with coolant pack if coming from outreach location.

Stability: Ambient: 5 days
Refrigerated: 5 days


Reference Interval:

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

Additional Information:

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

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