URIC ACID,12 HOUR URINE

Code
500.1650
Name
URIC ACID,12 HOUR URINE
Category
None
Department
Chemistry
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
Body Fluid Uric Acid
CPT Codes
84560, 81050
Site
Main Lab
Reference Test
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Urine, 12-Hour

Volume

10.0 ml

Transport Info

Analyze ASAP

Room Temperature after NaOH addition
4 day stability after NaOH addition

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Reference ranges not available for random urine

Methodology

Enzymatic

Clinical Significance

Increased levels of urinary uric acid are used to identify patients at risk regarding stone formation, genetic defects and nephrolithiasis, urinary excretions of uric acid, increases steadily until the 16th week of gestation. After the 16th week the excretions of uric acid remains unchanged at approximately 40% above the non-pregnant level.

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