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Test Code URIC URIC ACID

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

URIC

LAB141 FAH4964

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 5 days
Lithium heparin (green top) Plasma Refrigerate 4 mL 0.6 mL 0.3 mL 5 days
*Green Microtainer   Refrigerate 0.6 mL     5 days

*While a microtainer is an optional tube type in rare circumstances, it is not recommended.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Colorimetric

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Uric Acid 84550

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

Age Sex Physiological Status Low High Units
0 - 15 days Male   2.8 12.6 mg/dL
15 days - 1 year Male   1.7 6.3 mg/dL
1 - 12 years Male   1.9 4.9 mg/dL
12 - 19 years Male   2.7 7.6 mg/dL
≥19 years Male   3.9 9.0 mg/dL
0 - 15 days Female   2.8 12.6 mg/dL
15 days - 1 year Female   1.7 6.3 mg/dL
1 - 12 years Female   1.9 4.9 mg/dL
12 - 19 years Female   2.6 5.9 mg/dL
≥19 years Female   2.2 7.7 mg/dL

 

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
URIC Uric Acid 3084-1