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Catalog ID Uric Acid Uric Acid

CPOE Test Name

Uric Acid

Specimen Type

Plasma

Specimen Requirements

5 mL light green top Lithium Heparin tube 2 mL blood

Causes for Rejection

Wrong container; improper labeling; insufficient quantity

Reference Values

Male 3.7 – 8.0mg/dL; Female 2.6 – 6.0 mg/dL

Performing Lab

Core Laboratory, BI 2023 721-2120

Turn Around Time

Urgen/Emergent 1 hour; Routine 2 – 4 hours

CPT / HCPCS Code

84550