|Name: ||Urinalysis, Routine|
|Specimen: ||Submit a clean voided or cath specimen in a sterile container. Do not use a B/D transport tube. A first-morning specimen is preferred to improve diagnostic value.|
|Reference Range: ||Urine: Color/Appearance: Yellow/Clear|
| ||Urine Glucose, Bilirubin, Ketones, Blood, Protein: Negative|
| ||Urine pH: 5.0 - 8.0|
| ||Urine Specific Gravity: =1.035|
| ||Urine Urobilinogen: = 0.2|
| ||Urine Nitrite/Leukocyte Esterase: Negative|
|Critical Range: ||Urine Glucose: >1000 mg/mL|
| ||Urine Ketones: >=5 mg/dL in neonates|
| ||Urine Reducing Substances: >=1+ in neonates|
| ||Urine Casts: >10/LPH or any waxy casts|
| Method: ||MultiStix/Microscopy|
|Note: ||Deliver within 1 hour of collection or refrigerate for up to 12 hours.|
A microscopic examination will be performed if indicated by the chemical examination (Positive reaction for Blood, Nitrite, eukocyte Esterase or Protein >/= 30 mg/dL).
A Reducing Substance is automatically added to all UA's on patients less than 6 months of age.