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Test ID NBLD0259 Uric acid, 24hr urine

AKA

URICA 24HR

Container Type

24 hour urine container

Specimen type/Requirements

Urine

Specimen Volume

5.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Stability

7 days refrigerated

Transport Temperature

Room Temp

Instructions

Specimens coming from outreach labs should be measured and aliqouted. Note the total volume on the aliqout tube.
Use 10 mLs of 5% NAOH as a perservative in the collection container.
Adjust the specimens pH to >8 after collection.
See specimen collection section for proper 24 hour urine instructions.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily (Monday-Sunday)

Methodology

Enzymatic

CPT

84560

Performing Lab

Chemistry Department Sanford Bismarck