What is Serum Uric Acid Test?
Uric acid is usually produced in our body as a result of purine breakdown. Purines are organic compounds present in the diet. Serum Uric Acid Test is done to evaluate the amount of uric acid present in the blood.
What is the normal range of Serum Uric Acid Test?
The normal range for men lies in between 4.0 to 7.0 mg/dL and the same for women lies between 2.5 to 6.5 mg/dL.
What do the deviations from the normal range indicate?
A high value indicates:
Bone marrow cancer
A low value indicates:
Is there any preparation required for a serum uric acid test?
No Special preparation is required.