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4333U: Uric Acid 24 hour Urine Print View
Uric Acid 24 hr Urine S  Male: 120 - 820
Female: 65 - 630 
mg/24hr 
Total Volume     mL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 24 hour 10 (2) mL   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 13 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 13 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Urinalysis Transport Tube   Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 13 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 13 Day(s)  

Urine uric acid may supplement serum acid testing when trying to identify conditions in which there is alteration of uric acid production or excretion, e.g., gout, leukemia, renal disease. The amount of uric acid excreted may be useful in treating asymptomatic hyperuricemia. Measurements of uric acid is important in the investiigation of urolithiasis.

Do not acidify the urine. Please aliquot for uric testing prior to
addition of any acid for those tests requiring preservative.
Do not include first morning specimen; collect all subsequent
voidings. The last sample collected should be the first morning
specimen voided the following morning at the same time as the
previous morning's first voiding. Specify total volume and duration
of collection on container and test requisition. Transport at room
temperature.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
84560

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
For Random Urine samples, please order TC#4333UR.






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