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Test Name

Uric Acid

CPT Code(s)

84550

Methodology

Spectrophotometry (SP)

Reference Range(s)

  Male
(mg/dL)
Female
(mg/dL)
<1 Month

1.5-3.9

1.5-4.6
1-11 Months 1.5-5.6 1.5-5.4
1-3 Years 2.1-5.6 1.8-5.0
4-6 Years 1.8-5.5 2.0-5.1
7-9 Years 1.8-5.4 1.8-5.5
10-12 Years 2.2-5.8 2.5-5.9
13-15 Years 3.1-7.0 2.2-6.4
16-18 Years 2.1-7.6 2.4-6.6
≥19 Years 4.0-8.0 2.5-7.0

Clinical Significance

Serum uric acid measurements are useful in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous renal and metabolic disorders, including renal failure, gout, leukemia, psoriasis, starvation or other wasting conditions, and in patients receiving cytotoxic drugs.

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Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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