EFFECT OF ALCOHOL ON URIC ACID LEVELS AMONG SUDANESE PEOPLE
Elaf Ismail S. Khalifa*, Rawnag Abbas Siddig and Khansaa Abdalftah
Background: Several metabolic changes occurs in human's body due to alcoholic consumption which may lead to
changes in biochemical substance such as uric acid. Objective: The aim of this study is to evaluate serum uric acid
levels among alcoholic consumption and non-alcoholic. Material and method: This study included 73 samples, 43
samples of alcoholic and 30 samples of non-alcoholic and they don‟t have diseases affecting in the level of uric
acids. Result: The result showed 76% of participant in a daily use of alcohol and 33% use it frequently, Blood
sample were collected for uric acid level using enzymatic spectrophotometer method, Uric acid level raises in
people who use alcohol daily compared to those who are frequently using, And there is a strong positive
relationship between uric acid levels and duration. Conclusion: Serum uric acid level affected by alcohol use and
increase according to the amount used.
Keywords: Serum uric acid.
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