Normal values range between 3.5 and 7.2 mg/dL.
Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.
The examples above show the common measurements for results for these tests. Some laboratories use different measurements or may test different specimens.
Greater-than-normal levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia) may be due to:
Lower-than-normal levels of uric acid may be due to:
Additional conditions under which the test may be performed:
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