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Uric Acid-Rasburicase, Blood

Performing Laboratory

Providence Alaska Medical Center

Methodology

Enzymatic Turned End point

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 30 minutes of draw.

 

Draw blood in a green-top (lithium heparin) tube(s). (Hemolyzed specimen is not acceptable.) Place specimen on wet ice and send lithium heparin whole blood immediately to laboratory. If there is a delay in transport of >30 minutes, reschedule patient draw to ensure specimen is delivered to laboratory STAT.

Reference Values

Males

0 minutes-10 years:  1.9-5.4 mg/dL

10-18 years:  3.5-7.3 mg/dL

18-129 years:  4.4-8.5 mg/dL

Females

0 minutes-10 years:  1.9-5.4 mg/dL

10-18 years:  3.5-7.3 mg/dL

18-129 years:  3.1-8.0 mg/dL

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Available STAT

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84550

ETA

Estimated turnaround time 35 min