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Test Code 0207001 Urinalysis, Chemical Strip

Methodology

Iris Velocity using iChem Velocity urine Chemistry strips.

Test #0205047 Urinalysis, Microscopic will be performed if color is not yellow, character is not clear, specific gravity is >1.030, glucose is >2+ or protein or blood is >trace, and/or if leukocyte esterase or nitrite is positive.

Performing Laboratory

CentraCare Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine, first-morning, random

Container/Tube: Plastic urine container or BD Vacutainer UA preservative tube

Specimen Volume: 12 mL

Specimen Transport Temperature

Unpreserved:  Ambient 30 minutes/Refrigerated 6 hours

UA Preservative Tube:  72 hours

Reference Values

Color: yellow
Character: clear
Specific gravity: 1.015-1.025
Glucose: negative
Bilirubin: negative
Ketones: negative
Occult blood: negative
pH: 5-7
Protein: negative
Urobilinogen: <2.0

Nitrite: negative
Leukocyte esterase: negative

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81001-Urinalysis, complete (if appropriate)
81003-Urinalysis, Chemstrip only (if appropriate)