Urinalysis with Microscopic
UA w/ Micro
CMH Lab Section
Minimum 1 mL urine in polycup or urine collection tube
Turn Around Time
STAT 1 hour
Routine 4 hours
Urinalysis includes: specific gravity, pH, bilirubin, blood, glucose, leukocytes, nitrite, protein, urobilinogen and ketones
Microscopic report will include: RBC, WBC, bacteria, crystals and casts, mucous and epithelial cells
Deliver to lab ASAP or keep at 2-8 C until delivery
Automated dipstick reader & manual microscopy
Urinalysis normal values are below. Positive results are reported semi-quantitative.
Specific Gravity: 1.005-1.035
pH: 4.6 – 8.0
Microscopic normal values:none. Positive results are reported semi-quantitative.