Uric Acid, Body Fluid
0020513
Ordering Recommendation
Submit With Order
Mnemonic
URIC-FL
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Body fluid.  
Specimen Preparation
Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 1 mL body fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Breast milk and salivary fluid. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.  
Remarks
Indicate source on test request form.  
Stability
After separation from cellular material: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 6 months  
Reference Interval
A reference interval has not been established for body fluid specimens.
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

See Compliance Statement B: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
CPT Code(s)
84560
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020513Uric Acid, Body Fluid
0097114SR Source
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Cross References
  • Uric Acid, Synovial Fluid