Urinalysis
Label Mnemonic: UAS
Epic Lab Code: LAB1160
Downtime Form: A-1a General Laboratory Requisition
Hematology
6240 RCP
356-3527
Specimen(s):
Urine
Collection Medium:
Yellow top round bottom tube (no additive)
Minimum:
3 mL urine
Rejection Criteria:
Sample will be unacceptable for future add-on requests for Drugs of Abuse or pregnancy screen testing.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Specimens must be refrigerated if transport is delayed.
Testing Schedule:
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 hour (upon receipt in laboratory)
Reference Range:
Specific gravity: 1.001-1.029; pH: 5.0-9.0, Dipstick negative for protein, blood, bilirubin, urobilinogen, ketones, glucose, leukocyte esterase and nitrite.
Comments:
This test is also performed in the Iowa River Landing (IRL) clinical laboratory (for specimens drawn at that site).
Methodology:
Reflectance Spectrophotometry
CPT Code:
81003