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Serum Uric Acid-to-Creatinine Ratio

Purpose:

To calculate the ratio of a serum uric acid to serum creatinine for a patient with renal failure.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

laboratory tests, differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

E79.0, N17-N19

Description:

The ratio of uric acid to creatinine can help distinguish patients with acute renal failure due to hyperuricemia from patients with renal failure due to other causes.

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