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Test Code LAB4586 Uric Acid, Random, Urine

Additional Codes

Test Name in EPIC EPIC Test Code Mnemonic
URIC ACID, RANDOM URINE LAB4586 UUAR

 

Methodology

Uricase

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine, random

Container/Tube: Aliquot tube

Specimen Volume: 5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Adjust pH of specimen to >8 using 10N NaOH.

2. If specimen is cloudy, spin and separate supernatant.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate/Ambient 4 days at pH >8/Frozen NO

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Reference Values

No established reference values

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84560

Performing Laboratory

Chemistry-

Central Region: St. Joseph's Medical Center Lab

East Region: SMDC Clinical Lab