Urate (Uric acid)

Test investigation

Urate (Uric acid)

Laboratory offering test

NNUH, QEH

Units

µmol/L

Comments precautions

Raised in gout, renal failure, malignancy and several other conditions.

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

Within 4 hours/8 hours

Reference intervals

Female: 140 – 360 umol/L Male: 200 – 430 umol/L

If ukas accredited

Y NNUH