Urinalysis, Automated (with Reflex Microscopy and Culture)
This test includes a chemical (dipstick) evaluation and reflexes a microscopic examination and urine culture when specific criteria are met.
- Urinalysis with Micro: 20508
- Urinalysis without Micro: 20507
UFHPL Epic order code: LAB12300016
- Urinalysis with Micro: 81001
- Urinalysis without Micro: 81003
Container/Tube: Clean plastic sample cup with securely fastened lid; or BD yellow-top urinalysis collection tube and BD gray-top culture tube filled to the appropriate fill level.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
- No preservatives.
- Refrigerate specimen after collection
Storage: Specimens will be stable for up to 24 hours at 2 – 8ºC
Unacceptable Conditions: Urine specimens left at room temperature for more than 2 hours will be rejected.
Semi-automated urine chemistry analyzer that measures color change by reflectance photometry.
Within 24 hours
Monday - Friday
Color, appearance, specific gravity, pH, protein, glucose, ketones, occult blood, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, bilirubin, and urobilinogen are performed on all routine urinalysis ordered. If protein, leukocyte esterase, occult blood, and nitrites are all negative, microscopic examination is not performed; just the above parameters are reported.