Urikemia

Urikemia is the content of uric acid in the blood (at the rate of 2-4 mg% on an empty stomach). Clinical importance is the increase in the content of uric acid (see) in the blood - giperuriquemia. The latter may be in violation of the urinary excretion of uric acid in the urine (kidney, heart failure), with increased collapse own nucleoprotein (fever, leukemia, burns), gout (see).