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Name of Test
Uric Acid - Elitek
SoftLab Order Code
EURAC
Epic Order Name
URIC ACID - ELITEK
Epic Order ID
LAB3537
Laboratory
In House
Raleigh
Additional Test Information
At room temperature, Elitek (Rasburicase) causes enzymatic degradation of the uric acid in blood/plasma/serum samples potentially resulting in spuriously low plasma uric acid assay readings.

Alert Core Lab a minimum of thirty minutes prior to specimen collection. Pre-chill a green gel tube. Immediately after collection, place specimen on ice. Deliver to Processing right away. Processing will immediately receive and deliver to Core Lab.

Sample Type
Plasma
Collection Container
Alert Core Lab 30 minutes prior to collecting a Green Gel (LiHep) prechilled tube - place immediately on ice after collection
Collecting Volume
4.0 ml
Minimum Collecting Volume
1.0 ml
Storage or Stability
4 hours refrigerated
Instructions
Alert Core Lab a minimum of thirty minutes prior to specimen collection. Pre-chill a green gel tube. Immediately after collection,place specimen on ice. Deliver to Processing right away. Processing will immediately receive and deliver to Core Lab.
 
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