Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Uric Acid, Urine - 24 Hour

24 Hour Urine Container A

Specimen Type

Test ID   LAB450
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   84560
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Deliver directly to the laboratory
Specimen Routine: 24 Hour Urine, Container "A", Refrigerate; See Comments
Room Temperature: 3 days (if alkaline)
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: 6 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time   STAT 1hr; Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal: 250-750 mg/24 hr; varies with purine content of the diet
Obtain Container "A" from Central Distribution
Keep refrigerated during collection
Provide start/stop times of collection

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on January 13, 2022

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514