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Test Code URIC Uric Acid, Plasma or Serum

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories

Methodology

Photometric

Reference Values

Males:  3.4-8.8 mg/dL

Females:  2.5-7.0 mg/dL

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84550

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Container/Tube:  Mint green-top (lithium heparin gel) tube(s)

Specimen:  1 mL of lithium heparin plasma

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:

Note:  1. Indicate plasma on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (plasma).

 

Serum

Container/Tube:  Gold-top tube(s)

Specimen:  1 mL of serum

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerate

Collection Instructions:

Note:  1. Indicate serum on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5300240