Blood, Urine, Qualitative

Sunquest Code:UBLD  
Epic Code:LAB3815Epic Name:Blood Urine
Synonyms:Hemoglobin, Qualitative, Urine
Methodology:Reagent strip
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 (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Collection Instructions:Specimen of choice is a first morning, mid-stream, clean catch urine. Deliver to laboratory within 1 hour.
Causes for Rejection:Collected with preservatives; stored at room temperature > 2 hours.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Some research protocols may use UBLDR which includes UBLD and URBC.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Urinalysis  (University of Minnesota Health Maple Grove Clinics, UMMC-West Bank, UMMC-East Bank, Oxboro Bloom, BurnsRidges, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, Fairview Clinics, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center)


Reference Range:Negative
Use:Detect hematuria; hemoglobinuria. Positive with myoglobinuria.

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