Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
Urinalysis with Microscopic

Synonyms
UA w/ Micro

CMH Lab Section
Hematology

Specimen Requirements
Minimum 1 mL urine in polycup or urine collection tube

Availability
STAT, Routine

Turn Around Time
STAT 1 hour
Routine 4 hours

Special Instructions
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

Processing Instructions
Deliver to lab ASAP or keep at 2-8 C until delivery

Methodology
Automated dipstick reader & manual microscopy

Ranges
Urinalysis normal values are below. Positive results are reported semi-quantitative.

Specific Gravity: 1.005-1.035
pH: 4.6 – 8.0
Protein: negative
Glucose: negative
Ketones: negative
Bilirubin: negative
Blood: negative
Urobilinogen: normal
Leukocytes: negative
Nitrite: negative

Microscopic normal values:none. Positive results are reported semi-quantitative.

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