TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FUABF    
Uric Acid, Body Fluid

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Body Fluid

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Acceptable specimens: Drain, Peritoneal/Ascites, Pleural or Synovial Fluid.

 

Collect 1 mL body fluid, centrifuge and separate to remove cellular material. Send frozen in plastic container.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Body FluidFrozen (preferred)180 days
 Refrigerated 5 days
 Ambient 24 hours