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4333UR: Uric Acid,Random Urine without Creatinine Print View
Uric Acid Random Urine S    mg/L 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 10 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 13 Day(s)/Frozen - 28 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 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 uric acid testing when trying dentify conditions, in which there is alteration of uric acid production or excretion e.g., gout, leukemia, and renal disease. The amount of uric acid excreted may be useful in treating asymptomatic hyperuricemia. Measurement of urine uric acid is important in the investigation of urolithiasis.

Do not acidify urine. Please aliquot for uric acid testing prior
to addition of any acid for those tests requiring preservative.
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
Methodology: Spectrophotometry
Reject Criteria: Acid preserved urine
Specimen requirements:
10 mL (2 mL mininum) random urine collected in a urinalysis transport (yellow-top)tube






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