Uric Acid, Urine
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To assist in confirming a diagnosis of gout, assess renal function, evaluate for kidney stones, and monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Usually, a 24-hr urine collection is ordered. As appropriate, provide the required urine collection container and specimen collection instructions.
|Gender||Conventional Units||SI Units (Conventional Units × 0.0059)|
|Male||250–800 mg/24 hr||1.48–4.72 mmol/24 hr|
|Female||250–750 mg/24 hr||1.48–4.43 mmol/24 hr|
|Values reflect average purine diet.|
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Uric Acid, Urine." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425172/4/Uric_Acid_Urine.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Uric Acid, Urine. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425172/4/Uric_Acid_Urine. Accessed November 22, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Uric Acid, Urine. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425172/4/Uric_Acid_Urine
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Uric Acid, Urine [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 22]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425172/4/Uric_Acid_Urine.
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