Item Value
Test name Uric Acid, Plasma / Serum, Rasburicase Therapy
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 4 hours
In House Availability Test available 24 hours per day 7 days per week
Performed by Parnassus, Mission Bay & Mount Zion Chemistry
Normal range
Age Male Female
< 1 month 1.2-3.9 mg/dL 1.0-4.6 mg/dL
1 month - 11 months 1.2-5.6 mg/dL 1.1-5.4 mg/dL
1 year - 3 years 2.1-5.6 mg/dL 1.8-5.0 mg/dL
4 years - 6 years 1.8-5.5 mg/dL 2.0-5.1 mg/dL
7 years - 9 years 1.8-5.4 mg/dL 1.8-5.4 mg/dL
10 years - 12 years 2.2-5.8 mg/dL 2.5-5.9 mg/dL
13 years - 15 years 3.1-7.0 mg/dL 2.2-6.4 mg/dL
16 years - 17 years 2.1-7.6 mg/dL 2.4-6.6 mg/dL
≥ 18 years 3.9-8.2 mg/dL 2.9-6.6 mg/dL


1. Pediatric reference ranges adopted from Soldin, Steven J. Pediatric Reference Intervals (method 3), 6th edition, AACC Press, 2007.
2. Normal range for adults was determined by testing 137 male and 129 female healthy blood donors at UCSF.
Container type Light green top (on ice) preferred, Gold top (on ice) acceptable.
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
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Collection Instructions Deliver to lab immediately on ICE

It is recommended that this sample handling procedure for uric acid be followed for up to 4 days after the last dose of rasburicase is administered.
Sample type Plasma or serum

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667