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Uric Acid, Urine 24H

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Urine, NA, Fasting or Non Fasting: As suggested by doctor

sample requiredSample Required:

The Uric Acid, Urine 24-Hour Test requires a complete collection of all urine produced over a 24-hour period. This means collecting all urine voided during the day and night for a full 24 hours.

test timeTest Time:

The test results for Uric Acid, Urine 24-Hour are typically available within a few days, but the exact turnaround time may vary depending on the laboratory’s procedures.

test normal rangeTest Normal Range:

The normal range for Uric Acid in a 24-hour urine sample can vary depending on the laboratory and the specific reference values used. Generally, the normal range falls within 250 to 750 milligrams (mg) of uric acid per 24 hours.

what is the testWhat is the Test:

The Uric Acid, Urine 24-Hour Test measures the amount of uric acid excreted in the urine over a 24-hour period. It helps assess how well the body eliminates uric acid and can be used to diagnose conditions like gout or monitor treatment effectiveness.

test procedureTest Procedure:

Collection: The test begins with the collection of all urine produced during a 24-hour period. This involves starting the collection with an empty bladder and saving all urine in a provided container for the next 24 hours, including the first morning urine of the following day.

Storage: During the collection period, it’s essential to store the urine container in a cool place, like a refrigerator, to prevent degradation of the uric acid.

Returning the Sample: Once the 24-hour collection is complete, the urine sample is returned to the laboratory for analysis.

who should take this testWhen to Take the Test:

The Uric Acid, Urine 24-Hour Test is typically conducted when there is a suspicion of gout or other conditions related to uric acid metabolism. It may also be used to assess the efficacy of gout treatment.

when to take the testWho Should Take This Test:

Individuals who have symptoms of gout, such as severe joint pain, redness, and swelling, may undergo this test. It is also used to evaluate uric acid levels in those with a history of kidney stones or other disorders related to uric acid metabolism.

precautions for exceptional casesPrecautions for Exceptional Cases (Pregnancy, etc.):

There are generally no specific precautions related to pregnancy for the Uric Acid, Urine 24-Hour Test.Pregnant women who are concerned about their uric acid levels should consult with their doctor.


FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):

Q1: Why is this test requiring a 24-hour urine collection?

A: A 24-hour collection provides a more accurate assessment of how the body handles uric acid throughout the day, as uric acid levels can fluctuate.

Q2: Can dietary choices affect the results of this test?

A: Yes, certain dietary choices, such as consuming foods high in purines (found in some meats and seafood) and alcohol, can temporarily increase uric acid levels in the urine.

Q3: What happens if my Uric Acid, Urine 24-Hour results are high?

A: Elevated uric acid levels in the urine may indicate gout or other uric acid-related conditions. Your doctor will interpret the results in light of your medical history and other testing.

Q4: Are there lifestyle changes that can help manage gout if uric acid levels are high in the urine?

A: Yes, lifestyle modifications, including dietary changes and weight management, can help manage gout. Reducing the intake of high-purine foods and staying hydrated are often recommended.

Q5: Can gout be treated effectively if diagnosed through this test?

A: Yes, gout is typically treatable. Medications, lifestyle changes, and dietary modifications can help manage the symptoms and reduce the risk of gout flares. It’s important to follow your healthcare provider’s guidance for treatment.

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