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Uric Acid

Conventional unit: mg/dL
Conversion factor: 59.48
SI Units: umol/L
Definition: A chemical created when the body breaks down purines, most uric acid dissolves in blood and travels to the kidneys, where it passes out in urine.
Usefulness: Elevated uric acid: gout kidney stones lowered uric acid: liver or kidney diseases.

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