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* URINALYSIS, DIPSTICK ONLY

Mnemonic

U DIPSTICK

Synonym

URINE TEST STRIP - URINALYSIS, DIP STICK ONLY - UADIP

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

Males: Discard the first 25 mL of urine then collect without stopping the stream. Females: Spread labia while urinating.

Collect

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 mL

Minimum Volume

12 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

Reported

24 hours

Method

Dipstick

Reference Values

Reference Values

Specific Gravity:
<1.030 
pH:
5.0-8.0
Leukocyte Esterase:
Negative
Nitrite:
Negative 
Protein:
Negative 
Glucose:
Negative 
Ketones:
Negative
Bilirubin:
Negative 
Blood:
Negative 

CPT Codes

81003

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:26 AM


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