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Test Code URIC ACID URIC ACID

Department

Chemistry

Group Components

URIC ACID

Specimen Type

Plasma or Serum

Container

Lithium heparin (green-top) or No additive with gel (gold top )

Standard Volume

4.5ml

Minimum Volume

1ml

Pediatric Volume

0.8ml

Method

Uricase Reaction

Ship Temperature

Room Temperature

Stability Room Temp

8 hours

Stability Refrigerated

5 days

Stability Frozen

6 months

CPT Code

84550

Days Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday