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Drugs used, some drugs, high levels of vitamin C or the dye used in X-ray tests may affect your test results. Therefore, tell your doctor about everything that will affect your result.
You may be asked to fast for a few hours before the test.
What happens during uric acid blood test?
With the help of a health professional:
Wrap a flexible band around your upper arm to stop the flow of blood. This makes the veins below the band larger and tighter, making it easier to insert a needle into the vein.
Wash the needle area with alcohol
Insert the needle into the vein. More than one needle stick may be required.
Use a hook to refill blood from the needle into the tube
Open the hand band after collecting the blood sample as per the requirement
Use cotton as soon as you remove the needle at the place of needle.
Keep the place slightly pressed and then put bandage on it.