URIC ACID URINE-RANDOM

Mnemonic

URICUR

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Random urine

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Stability

UNPRESERVED SPECIMENS: Ambient (15-25°C): 3 days (provided that there is no bacterial growth to destroy the uric acid); Refrigerated (2-8°C): 7 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Colorimetric

Referral Lab

Samaritan Health Services Laboratories

Reference Values

Reference Values

None Established

CPT Codes

84560

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:33 AM