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Laboratory Test Reference Guide

Laboratory Information

Test Name

Urate urine 24h

Synonyms

Uric Acid

Constituent Tests

Specimen Collection

Pre Testing Requirements

An NaOH bottle to be collected from the laboratory for a 24 hour sample. Phone ext 98606 to arrange.

Adult Specimen

24 hr urine collection into 15 mL 2M NaOH

Instructions for Referral to Waikato Lab

Aliquot Instructions

Check pH > 8.0

Test Information

Department

Biochemistry

Test Availability

Mon - Sun, 24hrs

Laboratory Turnaround Time

3 hrs

Method

Cobas 6000 enzymatic, Rural Waikato Labs Vitros 350 enzymatic

Unit Of Measurement

mmol/24 hr

Reference Interval

1.5 - 4.5 mmol/24 hr

Uncertainty Of Measurement

5%

Minimum Volume

0.1 mL Do not refrigerate urine.

Electronic Information

Registration Code

URAU24P

HL7Mapping Code

$URAU24P