|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
pH: 5.0 - 8.0
Occult blood: Negative
|Analytic Time||1 Day - Available STAT|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Sunday|
81000 Non-auto with microscopic - OR
81001 Auto with microscopic