Use your lab manual (Ex 44 & 45) and text to answer these questions.
1. Why is it important to take a urine sample midstream?
2. If a patient has reduced water intake, the volume of urine will _____________________
(increase, decrease), specific gravity will be ______________________, and the color will be
______________________. What is another potential result of reduced water intake?
3. If a patient exhibits symptoms of a urinary tract infection, what urinalysis tests would you use
to test this diagnosis?
4. Since urinary tract infections are bacterial infections, what type of leukocyte would you expect