Name: Urinalysis, Microscopy Only
Test Name: Urinalysis, Microscopy Only
Health Link Test Code: HCUAM
LIS Test Code: UAM
CPT Code(s): 81015
Included In: Urinalysis
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:
|Squamous Epithelial cells||0-2/hpf|
|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
Critical Calls: yes