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Hematology Laboratory

Urinalysis (UA),no microscopic

  • LIS Mnemonic: UAX

    Collect

    Urine vacutainer tube(yellow top- conical bottom) Refer to Nursing Procedure 11:6:a Urinalysis collection or 11:3:a Urine Culture-Clean Voided Specimen.

    Volume Required

    3 ml

    Minimum Required

    3 ml

    Transport

    Room temperature

    Stability

    8 hours refrigerated

    Unacceptable conditions

    1.Unrefrigerated Urines: >8 hrs.old; 2.Urine soaked cotton balls;3.Urine submitted in U-bags

Days Performed

24 hours/7 days

Reported

Stat: 30 Min, Routine: 1 Hour

Reflex Testing

UA microscopic- this is automatically done if protein is greater than trace, or if leukocyte, nitrite or blood is positive.

CPT

81003, 81002, 81001, 81000

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