Uric acid, body fluid-994

Test info

  
Uric acid, body fluid
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Uric acid, synovial fluid
  

Uric acid measurements are useful in the diagnosis and treatment of gout, renal failure, and a variety of other disorders, including leukemia, psoriasis, starvation, and other wasting conditions.

Specimen

  
Body fluid: Gastric juice, saliva, sweat, or synovial fluid
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  
  

Ambient (preferred) - 14 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Frozen - 14 days

Performance

  
LabCorp Burlington (019505): R-NX
  
Daily
  
1 - 3 days
  

Uricase

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Saliva: 0.7 - 6.0 mg/dL

Gastric juice: 0.7 - 1.4 mg/dL

Synovial: 

Age

Male 

(mg/dL)

Female

(mg/dL)

0 – 30 days

3.3 – 8.4 

2.4 – 6.5 

1 – 11 mo

1.9 – 8.1 

2.1 – 6.5 

1 – 11 yrs

1.9 – 5.8 

2.0 – 5.8 

12 – 17 yrs

3.4 – 7.8 

2.4 – 6.3 

>17 yrs

3.7 – 8.6 

2.5 – 7.1 

 

Billing

  
84560
  
Result 53612-8

Tracking

  
05/22/2019
  
06/03/2021
  
06/04/2021