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URIC ACID 24 HOUR URINE (TUA)

Department: Chemistry
Test Synonym(s): TUA
CPT Codes: 84560
Methodology: Enzymatic Hydrolysis
Reference Range: 0-150: 250-800 mg/day
Tube Type: 24 hour urine container - plain
Specimen: 24 hour urine-total 24 hour collection
Volume: 50 mL urine
Minimum Volume: 15 mL urine
Temperature: See Special Instructions; Plain container
Stability: 2 days @ 20-25 degrees C; 2-8 degrees C upto 4 days
Days Performed: Daily
Times Performed: Continuous
Special Instructions: Refrigerate during collection. Label with beginning and ending collection times and dates - indicate total volume if an aliquot is sent. Mix specimen well before aliquoting.

Click here to print the 24 Hour Urine Collection Guide.

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