Urinalysis microscopic

Alphabetical Test listing

Urinalysis microscopic-3399

  
Urinalysis microscopic
  
3399
  
81015.1
  
UAM
  

Refrigerated specimens in screw cap container received >8 hrs but <24 hrs from collection will be resulted with a comment: “Specimen exceeds standard time for testing”

  
Urine, random
  
  
10 mL
  

Freshly voided urine; midstream clean-catch or catheterized

  

Transfer specimen to a BD Urinalysis preservative tube. The BD UA Preservative Tube has a minimum fill of 7-10 mL; 10 mL is preferred.

Urine processing instructions (BD)

 

 

  
  

If BD UA transport tube in not available, or there is insufficient specimen, transport in a screw cap container, refrigerated, within 8 hours of collection.

  

Screw cap plastic container (sterile)

  

BD transport tube (preferred):
Ambient - 72 hours

Screw cap urine container:
Refrigerated - 8 hours

 

  
  • Improper labeling (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Delay in transport
  • Leaking container compromising the specimen
  • Improper storage/transport temperature
  • Interfering substances
  
AHL - Urinalysis: U
  
Daily
  
1 day
  

Microscopic evaluation

  

WBC

0-5 per HPF

RBC

0-2 per HPF

Bacteria

None seen, rare, few per HPF

Squamous epithelial cells

None seen, few per HPF

Crystals

None

Hyaline casts

0 – 5 per HPF

  
81015
  
11/30/2001
  
01/13/2021
  
03/07/2020