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Test ID FUABF Uric Acid, Body Fluid

Method Name

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Reporting Name

Uric Acid, Body Fluid

Specimen Type

Body Fluid

Specimen Required

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

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Body Fluid Frozen (preferred) 180 days
  Refrigerated  5 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reference Values

Units: mg/dL

Day(s) Performed

Sunday through Saturday

Report Available

1 to 5 days

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Test Classification

Test developed and characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not needed currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FUABF Uric Acid, Body Fluid 53612-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z4608 Uric Acid, Body Fluid 53612-8
Z4609 Uric Acid Fluid Source 31208-2

NY State Approved