Name: Urinalysis with Microscopy
Test Name: Urinalysis with Microscopy
Health Link Test Code: UA
LIS Test Code: UA
CPT Code(s): 81001
Methodology: Automated Urine Chemistry and Microscopy Analyzer
Days Performed: Daily, 24 hours.
In-Lab Turnaround Time: 4 hours.
Stat In-Lab Turnaround Time: 1 hour.
Collection Container: Sterile screw cap container
First morning void preferred. Refrigerate if transportation to lab is delayed. Indicate whether specimen is midstream, indwelling catheter, single catheter or other method of collection. For midstream urine collection instructions refer to Health Facts for you - Male HF #4247, Female HF # 4236 located on UConnect.
Collection Volume: 10 mL
Pediatric Collection Volume: 3 mL
Sample Analyzed: Urine aliquot
Testing Volume: 10 mL
Pediatric Testing Volume: 3 mL
Transport specimen to the laboratory immediately. Transport with coolant pack if coming from clinic location.
Samples held at room temperature for more than 2 hours or samples refrigerated for more than 24 hours are not acceptable.
Age 0 days and up:
|Urobilinogen||0.2, 1.0, <2.0 mg/dL|
Squamous Epithelial cells
Renal Epithelial cells
|Not seen or less than 1/hpf|
Few calcium oxalate, few amorphous urates or phosphates
|Casts||0-4 hyaline casts/lpf|
Interpretation Type: Reference Interval
Effective Date of Reference Range: Wed, 09 Jan 2013 14:47:00 CST
Critical Calls: yes
*Positive screen not confirmed. Clinical correlation recommended.