Test Overview

Test Methodology

Enzymatic Colorimetric (Uricase)

Test Usage

Evaluation of uric acid metabolism

Reference Range*

250 - 750 mg/TV (with average diet) (24 hour collection). Random urine collections are reported in units of mg/dL, for which reference values are not established.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Daily, 24 hours

Analytic Time

2 hours

Soft Order Code

URICU

MiChart Code

Uric Acid, Random Urine

Synonyms

Synonyms

URICQ
URICQ
URIC ACID URINE 24 HR
URIC ACID URINE RANDOM
URICU
URIC ACID URINE 24 HOUR

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Laboratory

Chemical Pathology

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect 24 hour urine specimen with no preservative. Aliquot 10 ml into a plastic urine container and refrigerate. Record total 24 hour urine volume and collection dates/times on request form. Random urine also acceptable.

Rejection Criteria

Diapers, sections of diapers, swabs or any other absorbent material will not be accepted as a collection container for urine.

Normal Volume

5 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection or 2 mL aliquot of random urine collection.

Minimum Volume

2 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection or 1 mL aliquot of random urine collection.

Billing Information

Fee Codes


CPT Code

84560

LOINC

URICU 3086-6 URICQ 3087-4

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