Urinalysis Macroscopic Only


Abbrev Code:UMACI   
Order Code:LAB3837Order Name:Urinalysis Macroscopic
Synonyms:Urinalysis- Chemical Screen Only
Methodology:Multiple reagent strip
CPT Codes: 81003 x1
Test Includes:Appearance, bilirubin, blood color, glucose, ketones, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
Associated Links:

Urine Collection Procedure, Urinalysis Tests



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 1 mL.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
Alternate Containers: 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, stored at refrigerated temperature >24 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  (M Health Maple Grove Clinic, Range, UMMC-East Bank, Lakes, Ridges, Northland, Southdale, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, M Health Clinic and Surgery Center, Grand Itasca)


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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