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Test ID BLOD0576 URIC ACID

Container Type

Lithium heparin – preferred
Serum w/ gel
Serum w/o gel

Stability

Room Temp: 3 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Performed Test Frequency

Monday-Sunday

Methodology

Uricase

CPT

84550

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lithium heparinized plasma – preferred
Serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Volume

1 mL