pH, urine

Alphabetical Test listing

pH, urine-351

  
pH, urine
  
351
  
81003.1
  
PHU
  

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
  

Collect a random urine specimen, preferably first morning.

  

Transfer specimen to a Urine preservative vial/tube, urinalysis

 

 

  

Urine preservative vial/tube, urinalysis

 

  

If UA transport tube in not available, or there is insufficient specimen, transport in the Screw cap plastic container (non sterile), refrigerated, within 8 hours of collection.

  

Screw cap plastic container (non sterile)

  

Urinalysis preservative tube (preferred):
Ambient - 72 hours

Screw cap plastic container (non sterile):
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
  

pH

  

5.0 - 9.0

  
83986
  
11/30/2001
  
01/13/2021
  
03/07/2020