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URINALYSIS + SEDIMENT

Test Code URSED 
Test URINALYSIS + SEDIMENT 
Methodology Chemstrip 9® or 10® / Refractometry / Microscopic Examination 
Description Includes "Urine Screen, Random Urine" and microscopic exam.

NOTE: Additional testing, Reducing Substances Random Urine, will be performed for patients with a negative glucose who are 2 yrs of age or under at an additional charge. 

Specimen 10 mL (3.0 mL minimum) from a random, clean catch first-morning urine collection in a clean, non-sterile, plastic urine container. Send specimen refrigerated.

NOTE: Urine received in the BD Vacutainer® Plus Plastic Conical UA Preservative tube, 16x100mm, 8mL (yellow & red Tiger top tube) is acceptable and stable refrigerated for up to 48 hours for testing for non-timed orders.

The BD Vacutainer® Urine C&S Preservative Plus Plastic Tube available in 13x75mm, 4mL draw (gray top culture & sensitivity tube) is not acceptable for urinalysis. 

Reference Values Specific gravity: 1.010 - 1.030
Leukocyte Esterase: Negative
Nitrite: Negative
pH: 5.0 - 8.0
Protein: Negative
Glucose: Normal
Ketones: Negative
Urobilinogen: Normal
Occult blood: Negative 
Analytic Time 1 Day - Available STAT 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 81000  Non-auto with microscopic - OR
81001  Auto with microscopic