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*URINALYSIS, MICROSCOPIC ONLY

Mnemonic

U WODIP

Synonym

URINE MICROSCOPY ONLY - UAMON

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Males: Discard the first 25.0 mL of urine then collect without stopping the stream. Females: Spread labia while urinating.

Collect

Urine, sterile wide-mouthed container. The first morning urine is the preferred specimen, however any fresh random urine is acceptable.

Supply Item Number - 135327

Handling

Deliver to the lab ASAP or refrigerate immediately if specimen will not arrive to laboratory within 1 hour.

Preferred Volume

15.0 mL

Minimum Volume

12.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Frozen specimen, specimen collected with preservatives, urine collected in a diaper or other absorbent material

Stability

Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 12 hours

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

24 hours

Method

Microscopy

Reference Values

Reference Values

WBC: 0-5/hpf
RBC: 0-3/hpf

CPT Codes

81015

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:22 AM


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