Uric Acid, 24 Hr Urine
Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Urine

Results: 3-5 business days

Description: The uric acid test is used to learn whether the body might be breaking down cells too quickly or not getting rid of uric acid quickly enough. The test also is used to monitor levels of uric acid when a patient has had chemotherapy or radiation treatments.

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Limitations: Requires accurate 24-hour urine collection.

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.