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Test Code UURC Uric Acid, Urine, Random, LAB

Methodology

Uricase

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

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

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84560

Useful For

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