Aids in the diagnosis of gout (synovial fluid). Refer to aruplab.com/bodyfluids for additional clinical indications and interpretive information.
Within 24 hours
Drain, Peritoneal/Ascites, Pleural or Synovial fluid.
Centrifuge to remove cellular material. Transfer 1 mL body fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Specimen types other than those listed. Specimens too viscous to be aspirated by instrument.
Specimen source must be provided.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 6 months
For information on body fluid reference ranges and/or interpretive guidance visit https://aruplab.com/bodyfluids/
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0020513||Uric Acid, Body Fluid||53612-8|
|2013069||Uric Acid Fluid Source||31208-2|
- Uric Acid, Synovial Fluid