Uric Acid, Body Fluid

CPT: 84560
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Test Details

Methodology

Uricase

Reference Interval

• Peritoneal: Not established

• Pleural:

− Transudate: Not established

− Exudate: Not established

• Synovial: Equal to simultaneously drawn plasma

The method performance specifications have not been established for this test in body fluid. The test result should be integrated into the clinical context for interpretation.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Body fluid

Volume

2 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Container

Sterile tube

Collection

Aspirate body fluid and transfer to a sterile tube immediately.

Storage Instructions

Room temperature

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
019505 Uric Acid, Body Fluid 53612-8 019505 Uric Acid, Body Fluid mg/dL 53612-8

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