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BCH Order Code URICU Uric Acid, 24-Hour Urine

Performing Laboratory

Boulder Community Health

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Plastic urine container

Specimen Volume: Entire 24-hour urine collection

Collection Instructions: No preservative. Refrigerate specimen during collection.

Note: 1. Starting and ending times of collection are required on request form for processing.

2. Follow instructions in “Urine Collections” in “Special Instructions.”

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Methodology

Uricase

Reference Values

250-750 mg/24 hours

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81050-urine timed measurement

84560-uric acid

Special Instructions