Employee Login  |   Subscribe  |   Careers  |   Appointments
List All Test Names Beginning With:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Urate - Urine

Source Urine
Mnemonic 24 Hour:  UURAD and U24H (urine creatinine is included in the U24H order)
Random: UURA
Urate/Creatinine Ratio: UURACR (available for patients under 18 years of age only)
Specimen Requirements

24 hour collection (preferred sample):
Refrigerate during collection.
Submit 5 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection.

IF additional tests are ordered, ensure a single aliquot is provided for urate.

DO NOT collect in preservative.

Random:
5 mL random urine collection.

Urate/Creatinine Ratio:
5 mL aliquot of 24 hour urine collection preferred; random urine specimen acceptable.

Specimen Handling Record 24 hour urine volume and collection (start and end) dates and times in space provided on requisition.
Additional Information  
Testing Location Chemistry-DSC
Testing Frequency Daily

 
Alternate Name(s) Uric Acid - Urine

 
Reference Interval 24 hour collection: 1.5 - 4.5 mmol/day