How are the results of fractional excretion of urate test interpreted in the workup of hyperuricemia?

Updated: Aug 31, 2018
  • Author: James W Lohr, MD; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Values less than the lower limits of the reference range indicate underexcretion. The formula also circumvents any inaccuracy that may have occurred during urine collection.


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