Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Uric Acid

CMH Lab Section
Chemistry

Specimen Requirements
0.2 ml of blood in a mint green or red top w/ yellow ring gel tube

Availability
Stat, Urgent, Routine

Turn Around Time
2-4 hrs

Methodology
Vitros Colorimetric

Ranges
Age Dependent
0-2yrs: 2.0-7.0 mg/dL
2-12yrs: 2.0-6.5
12-14yrs: 2.0-7.0
> 14yrs, female: 2.0-7.0
> 14yrs, male: 3.0-8.0

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