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Test Code URICUR Uric Acid, Random Urine

Additional Codes

MLAB: URICUR

PowerChart:

Epic: LAB2143 Uric Acid Urine

MA Cerner:

Test Method

Timed Endpoint Method; Beckman DXC600/DXC880i

Specimen Requirement

0.5 mL urine is required.

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect a random urine specimen. Label the specimen appropriately with two identifiers, patient name and another identifier, (patient ID number, DOB, etc.) include date and time of collection. Store the urine specimen refrigerated and transport to the lab within 48 hours.

Performance

Testing is performed Monday through Sunday.

Typically assayed within 2 hours after the specimen arrives at the testing site.

Reference Values

Reference values are not established for urine. Results are subject to interpretation by the clinician.

CPT Code Information

84560 Chemistry: Uric Acid, other source

Useful For

Assessment and management of patients with kidney stones, particularly uric acid stones

LOINC Code Information

3086-6 Urate [Mass/volume] in Urine