pH, Urine, Qualitative


Abbrev Code:UPH   
Order Code:LAB3856Order Name:PH Urine
Methodology:Reagent strip
CPT Codes: 81003 x1
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
Collection Instructions:Specimen of choice is a first morning, mid-stream, clean catch urine. Deliver to laboratory within 2 hours.
Causes for Rejection:Collected with preservatives; stored at room temperature >2 hours; fecal contamination.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store in refrigerator. Specimen is acceptable for 24 hours at refrigerated temperature. If not kept refrigerated, specimen must be received within 2 hours of collection.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Urinalysis  (Clinics, CSC Maple Grove, CSC Mpls, CSC Mpls, Grand Itasca, Lakes, Northland, Oxboro Clinic, Range, Ridges, Southdale, St. John's, UMMC East Bank, UMMC West Bank, Woodwinds)


Interpretive

Reference Range:pH: 5.0-7.0


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