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Urate - Blood

Ordering information:

If the patient has been given rasburicase the sample must be collected into a heparinised tube on Ice and sent immediately to the laboratory.

Alternate names:
SUA, UA, Uric Acid
Laboratory:
Biochemistry
Test Code:
UA
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Serum tube with gelSerum tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab
Sample haemolysis may make this test unreportable
Minimum Adult Volume:
1 mL
Notes:

Influenced by diet

 

Frequency:
Daily
Reference Interval:

Male 0.20-0.50 mmol/L

Female 0.15 - 0.40 mmol/L

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