URIC ACID 

Test Details:

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.

Test Required for:

Uric acid gets dissolved in blood and filtered by the kidneys which is then excreted in the urine. Excess amount of uric acid or in less quantities can accumulate in the body causing high levels of uric acid in the blood.The presence of high uric acid causes gout and also leads to kidney disease.

Test Ordered for:

To measure the amount of uric acid in blood

Test Recommended:

This blood tests helps to diagnose for diseases like Gout, Hyperuricemia, Diabetes, Leukaemia, Hyperparathyroidism, Kidney failure, Bone marrow cancer, liver disease, Cystinosis.

  • Preparation : Over night fasting
  • Online Report Delivery : Same Day
  • Sample Type : Blood

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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.

Uric-Acid-Genupathlabs.jpg 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:

Gout
Hyperuricemia
Diabetes
Leukaemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Kidney failure
Bone marrow cancer
Metabolic syndrome


A low value indicates:

Wilson's disease
Cystinosis
Liver disease
Kidney disease

Is there any preparation required for a serum uric acid test?

No Special preparation is required.