Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name URIC ACID
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Specimen Requirements 
Container Preferred 3 mL green (lithium heparin) collection tube; Acceptable plain RED, K2-EDTA.
Specimen Type Blood
Preferred Collection Volume 3 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 2 mL; Neonates 0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling
Rejection Criteria Hemolysis
Methodology Enzymatic colormetric
Reference Range Male 3.4-7.0 mg/dL Female 2.4-5.7 mg/dL
CPT Code(s) 84550
Department Chemistry
Contact Information Lab (main): 214-633-5227
Turn Around TimeSTAT 1 hr; Routine less than 4 hrs
Performed Sunday - Saturday
Performed by Chemistry
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Updated/Reviewed 09/27/2017


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