Reducing Substances, Urine


Sunquest Code:URED  
Epic Code:LAB554Epic Name:Reducing Substance, Urine
Synonyms:Reducing Substances, Qualitative Urine
Methodology:Glucose oxidase reagent strip and copper reduction reagent tablets
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Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Contraindications:Collected with preservatives.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Urinalysis  (UMMC-West Bank)


Interpretive

Critical Range:Patients less than 1 year: Negative glucose screen with positive reducing substances.
Reference Range:Negative


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