Urinalysis presentation (1)

Urinalysis presentation (1) - Urinalysis Urinalysis is a...

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    Urinalysis
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Urinalysis is a diagnostic physical, chemical, and microscopic examination of a urine sample (specimen). Specimens can be obtained by normal emptying of the bladder (voiding) or by a hospital procedure called catheterization.
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Urinalysis purpose General evaluation of health. Diagnosis of metabolic or systemic diseases that affect kidney function. Diagnosis of endocrine disorders. Twenty-four-hour urine studies are often ordered for these tests. Diagnosis of diseases or disorders of the kidneys or urinary tract. Monitoring of patients with diabetes. Testing for pregnancy. Screening for drug abuse.
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Collection of Voided specimens First morning sample Midstream, clean catch collection Minimum volume of 3 ml (1 ml for children) Analysis within 1-2 hours or refrigerate
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Testing techniques Dipsticks are thin strips of plastic that change color in the presence of specific substances. Dipsticks can be used to measure: Specific gravity
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course BIO 2402 taught by Professor Amirashaham-albalancy during the Spring '12 term at Collins.

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