Uric Acid

Sample: Serum 0.5 mL

Status: Accredited

Schedule: Daily

Units: mg/dL

Range: M: Up to 7.0 F: Up to 6.0

Remarks: Uric acid is increased in about 15% of gout cases. Uric acid may be increased because ofr enal diseases with renal failure and prerenal azotemia, for instance in case of dehydration. Certain drugs may cause hyperuricaemia(diuretics, pyrazinamide, ethambutol, nicotinic acid, and aspirin in low doses).


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