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Test Compendium

2051: URIC ACID, BODY FLUID

Test Code

  • 2051

Test Synonym

  • Uric Acid, Synovial Fluid

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Body Fluid

Container

  • Sterile Container

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 1 day

CPT Codes

  • 84560
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 2 mL BODY FLUID

Additional Information

  • Aspirate body fluid and transfer to a sterile tube immediately.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days