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Test Code UA24 URIC ACID, 24-HOUR URINE

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

Diagnosing hyperuricemia

Method Name

Colorimetric

Reference Values

0.15 – 0.99 g/24 hours 

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 Day

Available Stat

Profile Information

Individual Test Description

DATES OF COLLECTION, 24 HOUR URINE
URIC ACID, 24 HOUR URINE
VOLUME, 24 HOUR URINE

Specimen Type

Urine, 24-Hour

Preferred Container

24-Hour Urine Container – 24 hour collection required; add NAOH to pH>8.0

Preferred Volume

Urine, 24-Hour: 10 mL (24-Hour Urine Container)

Minimum Volume

Urine, 24-Hour: 1 mL (24-Hour Urine Container)

Specimen Collection and Handling

1. No preservative

2. Refrigerate specimen during collection.

3. Send specimen refrigerated.

To Process:

1. Prior to aliquoting specimen, mix specimen well, measure and record volume.

2. 10 mL aliquot from a 24-hour urine collection in a clean, non-sterile, plastic urine container.

3. 24-HOUR VOLUME IS REQUIRED ON REQUEST FORM FOR PROCESSING.

Click here to view the Urine Collection Instructions

Rejection Information

24 hour collection is incomplete

Add On Capable

Not Permitted

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

84560 Uric Acid, Other than Blood, Quantitative

LOINC Code Information

3087-4

Keywords

URIC ACID

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories