What is a Uric Acid Test
The Uric Acid Test measures the blood level of Uric Acid.
Why is a Uric Acid test important?
Uric acid levels are increased by ingesting meat, alcohol, and sugar as well as in high cell turnover states. Elevated uric acid levels commonly cause gout, kidney stones, and other problems.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Uric Acid Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.