Urinalysis Chem Screen Only - Lakes, Maple Grove, Northland, Ridges, Southdale, Range, UMMC East, UMMC West, CSC


Sunquest Code:UMACI  
Epic Code:LAB3837Epic Name:Urine Macroscpic
Synonyms:UMACI - Chemical Screen
Methodology:Multiple reagent strip
CPT Code:81003
Test Includes:Appearance, bilirubin, blood color, glucose, ketones, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (BD Vacutainer Plus Urinalysis Preservative Tube)
Collection Instructions:Specimen of choice is a first morning, mid-stream, clean catch urine. Refrigerate the urine if it cannot be delivered immediately.
Causes for Rejection:Collected with preservatives other than BD Vacutainer Plus Urinalysis Preservative tube, stored at room temperature >2 hours, fecal contamination.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 12 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:BD Vacutainer Plus Urinalysis Preservative tube: 72 hours at room temperature or refrigerated.
Plastic Leakproof Container: 2 hours at room temperature; 24 hours refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Urinalysis  (University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics, Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

 

pH

5-7

Protein (albumin)

Neg

Protein (albumin) in concentrated specimen

Trace

Blood  (hemoglobin)

Neg

Nitrite

Neg

Leukocyte

Neg

Glucose

Neg

Ketones

Neg

Bilirubin (conjugated)

Neg

Urobilinogens

0.0-2.0 mg/dL

Specific Gravity

Newborn (0-2 d)

Infant (3 d-5 mo)

6 mo and older

 

About 1.012

1.002-1.006

1.003-1.035

 

 

Use:Screen for renal and urinary tract diseases and metabolic diseases.


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