Uric acid (urine)
Uric acid is the final breakdown product of purine metabolism in humans.
|08 (UR) - Urine 24 Hr Chemical Preservative Requires NaOH preservative – bottles available from central specimen reception
Day Case: N/A
In-Patient: 24 Hours
Out-Patient: 24 Hours
|Blood Sciences Cross Site
|For further details please contact Leeds Pathology customer services: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Accurately timed 24 hr collection.
Instructions for Lab Staff: Standard lab processing - no special requirements.
Random samples in plain universal containers accepted when it is not possible to collect a 24h sample e.g. paediatrics.
Instructions for Lab Staff: sample should be alkalinised on receipt
|Ref. Range Notes
|Blood Sciences Refernce ranges available through the useful information and links page:
|mmol/L for random sample, or mmol/d for 24 hour collection