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Uric Acid, Urine, 24 hr

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Test Description
Uric Acid, Urine, 24 hr
Synonym(s)
UA, Urate
Test ID
UURIC24
Specimen Type
Urine
Specimen Requirements
Urine, 24 hour collection
Additional Processing Details
Assay urinary uric acid as soon as possible. Do not refrigerate.
Stability
With NaOH addition: 4 days at 20‑25 °C
Methodology
Enzymatic Colorimetric
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
84560
Reference Range

(Tietz) Average diet:
250‑750 mg/24 hours

Low purine diet:
Females < 400 mg/24 hours
Males < 480 mg/24  hours

High purine diet:
< 1000 mg/24 hours

Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
3087-4