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Urinalysis Worksheet Characteristic Normal value or Range of Values Medical Significance of deviation from normal Student Results Appearance (color, clarity) Odor Glucose Bilirubin Ketones Specific Gravity Free hemoglobin (Blood) pH Protein (albumin) Urobilinogen Nitrites Leukocytes
Discussion: 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

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