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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  Uric Acid, Urine
Code  Uric Acid Urine.
CPT Code  84560
Last Modified  6/8/2018 3:32:00 PM
Test Name  Uric Acid U.
Synonyms  uacidu,
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Urine (Random)
Tube  Plastic urine container
Collection Volume  10.0 mL
Storage  Ambient
Routine TAT  
Days Test Performed  
Performed by BHS  None
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Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  012898 Uric Acid, Urine
Clinical Use  Look for hyperuricosuria in patients with renal calculus formation. Identification of overexcretors re: risks of stone formation, identification of genetic defects, influence of overexcretion on therapy of gout. Uric acid nephrolithiasis occurs in primary gout or in secondary hyperuricemia (eg, malignant diseases). Uric acid nephrolithiasis may complicate ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease, and surgical jejunoileal bypass. Most subjects with uric acid stones do not have gout
Reference Range  
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  Urine
Min Lab Testing Volume  10.0 mL
Special Handling  
Lab Notes  
Methodology  Uricase

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