Urinalysis and Microscopic - Range and Fairview Clinics (except Princeton, Maple Grove and Hibbing)

Sunquest Code:BURUM  
Epic Code:LAB3896Epic Name:UA with Microscopic
Synonyms:BURUM - Chemical Screen and Microscopic
Methodology:Multiple reagent strip and microscopy, Automated chemical strip and flow imaging
Test Includes:Appearance, bilirubin, blood, color, glucose, ketones, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen/porphobilinogen and microscopic examination of sediment.
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
Special Instructions:For UMMC Clinics order Urinalysis Complete. Maple Grove, Ridges, Southdale and UMMC Epic code LAB3806.
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Urine Collection Procedure

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL; collection volumes of 1-3 mL will be analyzed but may not be concentrated before examination of the sediment.
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile
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:Specimen collected with preservatives; stored at room temperature >2 hours; stored at refrigerated temperature >24 hours; fecal contamination.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Urinalysis  (Fairview Clinics (except Princeton, Maple Grove and Range))


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, 0-2d: About 1.012
Infant, 3d-5 mo: 1.002-1.006
6 mo & older: 1.003-1.035
Red blood cells/HPF 0-2   
White blood cells (neutrophils)/HPF 0-5
Hyaline Casts/LPF 0-2
Renal epithelial cells/HPF Neg
Transitional epithelial cells/HPF 0-1
Squamous epithelial cells/HPF 0-1
Bacteria/HPF Neg
Abnormal crystals Neg

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