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/
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|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