URIC ACID, SYNOVIAL FLUID

Specimen Required
Send 1.0 mL synovial fluid (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Colorimetric-Enzymatic

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 28 days

Reference Range
Male: <8.0 mg/dL
Female: <6.0 mg/dL

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeUASF
CPT-4 Code (s)
84560
LOINC Codes
3085-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory