Lab Test : Urinalysis, Routine

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Alternate:Routine Urine; UA
Includes:Color, appearance, specific gravity, pH, protein, glucose, occult blood, ketones, bilirubin, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, urobilinogen.

Microscopic examination will be performed if protein, blood, leukocyte esterase, or nitrite is positive.
Department:Hematology
Phone:(937) 641-3430
SQ Code:URA
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Routine: 3 hours, STAT: 30 minutes
Specimen:Urine
Volume:12 mL
Container:Plastic urine container with lid
Temperature:Deliver to laboratory within 1 hour or refrigerate.
Rejection:Urine over 4 hours old.
Normal:Glucose, bilirubin, ketone, blood, nitrite, leukocyte esterase should be negative. PH 4.5 - 8.0 Protein Negative to Trace Urobilinogen 0.2 - 1.0 µg/dL
Uses:Screen for abnormalities of urine. Diagnosis and management of renal disease, urinary tract infections, systemic diseases and dehydration.
Limitations:Less than 2 mL may limit the extent of the procedures performed. Substances that cause abnormal urine color may affect the reading of the reagent pads on the dipstick.
Method:Microscopic stained, colorimetric
 

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