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#UAU24: URIC ACID, 24 HOUR URINE

COMPONENTS
Name Method Reference Range Units
Uric Acid, 24 Hr Urine Calc 250-750 mg/24hrs
24 Hr Urine Total Volume 1000-2500 mL
Uric Acid, Urine mg/dL

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
No Type Volume Temperature Container Type Instructions
0 24 Hour Urine Refrigerate 24 hr urine container/ No preservative Collect a 24 hr urine in a plain 24 hr urine container and refrigerate during the collection 

GENERAL INFORMATION
Setup Schedule Daily
Turn-Around Time 1 day
CPT Code 81050
Performing Lab GBMC
Test Performed Stat No

Collection Instructions
  TO COLLECT A 24-HOUR URINE SPECIMEN: At the hour selected to start the 24-hour period, have the patient urinate and discard. From that time collect all urine passed in a clean container and transfer immediately to this bottle. DO NOT HAVE PATIENT URINATE DIRECTLY INTO THE BOTTLE. Have the patient pass the last urine at the end of the 24-hour period and add this into the bottle. The container must be kept refrigerated at all times during the 24-hour collection.