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Test Code UURC Uric Acid, Urine, Random, LAB

Performing Laboratory

St. Luke's Hospital Cedar Rapids

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube:

Preferred: Random urine specimen

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL from a random urine collection

 

Reference Values

No established reference values

Useful For

Urine uric acid increases are associated with end stage renal disease, renal tubular defects and nephrolithiasis.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Uricase

Note: A 24-hour urine collection is the preferred specimen see, #UURC24 Uric Acid, 24 Hour, Urine.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84560