What is a Uric Acid test?
This test measures the levels of Uric Acid in your blood. Uric Acid is a nitrogenous compound that is formed as a by-product of metabolic activities and has been eliminated by the kidneys. This test is done to analyse gout and to measure the efficacy of medication that lowers Uric Acid.
When is the Uric Acid test recommended?
It is recommended:To monitor gout upon the appearance of symptoms.In cancer patients being treated with chemotherapy or radiotherapy, monitoring their Uric Acid levels is important.To analyse the efficacy of medications that lower Uric Acid levels.To check the risks of kidney stones or to determine the causes of recurrent kidney stones.People with gout suffer from joint pain, most often in the toes, but in the other joints as well.
What does it measure?
The Uric Acid test measures:The Uric Acid test monitors the levels of Uric Acid in the blood.This Uric Acid is a nitrogenous compound produced by the metabolic breakdown of purine. Purines are nitrogenous bases in the DNA, forming parts of the structural framework of the cells.Breakdown of the purines occurs when the cells become old and die, forming Uric Acid.Uric Acid is also formed from the metabolic breakdowns of the same types of food, like red meat, seafood, beans, etc.The concentration of Uric Acid in the blood can also increase due to overproduction of Uric Acid or improper elimination of Uric Acid, and this condition is called hyperuricemia.Hyperuricemia can also cause cancer.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Uric Acid test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Uric Acid test in Bangalore is Rs.150.
How often should I get tested for the Uric Acid test?
The Uric Acid test is prescribed by your doctor after a complete assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values for the Uric Acid test?
Male: 3.5–8.5 mg/dlFemale: 2.5–6.2 mg/dl
What is the type of sample required?
We require a blood sample for this test.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for the Uric Acid test?
No, fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for the Uric Acid test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book the Uric Acid test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth.com and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time booked by you.
Why should I book the Uric Acid test with Orange Health Labs in Bangalore?
Orange Health Labs is the Fastest Diagnostic Lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Bangalore. Or our trained, professional and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!