Uric Acid Test

This test measures the amount of uric acid in your blood.

This test measures the amount of uric acid in your blood.

This test measures the amount of uric acid in your blood. High levels of uric acid are associated with gout.

In an adult, the blood sample is taken by placing a needle in a vein in the arm.

  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take. Some medications can interfere with the test results.
  • You may be told not to eat for up to 4 hours before having this test.

What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?

  • Is there any special preparation for the test? (If so, get clear instructions on what you need to do.)
  • What is the reason for the test? Will the test results change my treatment plan? If not, do I need the test?

Source UHC.com

Also known as:

Uric Acid Test
Uric Acid Blood Test
Laboratory Work
Kidney Stones
Kidney Disease

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