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Test Code SQ UAREF, EPIC LAB3914 Urinalysis, Urine

Methodology

Dipstick
Includes color, appearance, pH, specific gravity, protein, glucose, ketones, occult blood, bilirubin, urobilinogen, nitrites, and leukocytes.

Microscopic examination will be performed when protein, occult blood, nitrites, or leukocytes are positive.

Performing Laboratory

Meriter Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Specimen must arrive within 24 hours of collection.

 

Specimen Type: Urine, first-morning random collection
Container/Tube: Plastic urine container
Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Collection Instructions: No preservative.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Reference Values

Color: varies
Appearance: varies
pH: 5.0-7.5
Specific gravity: 1.002-1.030
Protein: negative
Glucose: negative
Ketones: negative
Occult blood: negative
Bilirubin: negative
Urobilinogen: normal
Nitrites: negative
Leukocytes: negative
Microscopic: microscopic elements quantitated

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81003