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Uric Acid, Urine - 24 Hour

24 Hour Urine Container A

Specimen Type

Test ID   LAB450
EPIC Order
  URIC ACID, TIMED URINE
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
Stability
Unspun: N/A
Room Temperature: 3 days
Refrigerator: 3 days
Frozen: NO
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
Comments
Obtain Container "A" from Central Distribution
Keep refrigerated during collection
Provide start/stop times of collection

Reviewed by jcarr on December 16, 2019

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.

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