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Test Code UURC Uric Acid, Random Urine LAB2143

Test Method

Timed Endpoint Method; Beckman DXC600

Specimen Requirement

0.5 mL urine is required.

Reference Values

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


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

Useful For

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

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.