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Test Code URICUR Uric Acid, Random Urine

Additional Codes

ALAB: URICUR

PowerChart: Uric Acid Random Urine

MA Cerner: Uric Acid, Random Urine

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.

Useful For

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

Performance

Testing is performed Monday through Sunday.

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

CPT Code Information

84560 Chemistry: Uric Acid, other source

LOINC Code Information

3086-6 Urate [Mass/volume] in Urine

Test Method

Timed Endpoint Method; Beckman DXC880i

Reference Values

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