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Test ID NBLD0196 URINALYSIS, ROUTINE

Specimen Type/Requirements

Collect a random urine specimen in a clean, dry screw-top container; or 8 mL conical yellow-top tube no preservatives; or 8 mL conical red/yellow jungle-top tube with chlorhexidine preservative (6 mL minimum).
Note: urine collected in chlorhexidine preservative is not acceptable for culture.

Minimum Volume

Minimum Volume: 1.0 – 3.0 mL urine depending on method. Contact the laboratory.

Transport Temperature

Transport refrigerated. If delay in transport (>8 hours), transfer to a tube with chlorhexidine and send at room
temperature.

Performed Test Frequency

Daily as received.

Methodology

Iris iQ200 System (Automated)
Clinitek (Semi-Automated)
Light Microscopy

CPT

81001; 81002; 81003; 81015

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo