What is Uric Acid test?
Uric acid is the end product of protein metabolism. An increase in uric acid levels indicates a condition called hyperuricemia. Those who have painful joints may have this condition. Those who usually have high uric acid levels are asked to take this test regularly to detect metabolic disorders early.
What happens during this test?
Increased phosphate levels are seen in renal insufficiency, hypoparathyroidism, rhabdomyolysis, neoplasms, and diabetic ketoacidosis. Decreased levels are seen in inadequate dietary intake, deficiency of vitamin D, and hyperparathyroidism.
When to take this test?
3.5 mg/dL to 7.2 mg/dL
Frequency to repeat test
Every 6 months
Precautions to be taken before for the test
No particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.
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