Uric Acid, Random, Urine
Method Description Describes how the test is performed and provides a method-specific reference
Uric acid is oxidized by the specific enzyme uricase to form allantoin and peroxide. Peroxide reacts in the presence of peroxidase and a color reagent to form a red color, the intensity of which is proportional to the uric acid concentration.(Package insert: Roche Uric Acid Plus, Roche Diagnostic Corp., Indianapolis IN)
Day(s) and Time(s) Test Performed Outlines the days and times the test is performed. This field reflects the day and time the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time required before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means assays are performed several times during the day.
Monday through Sunday; Continuously