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Urinalysis
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Test Name:
Urinalysis
Test Code(s):
UMA 
UMAMI
(use only if microscopic exam is specifically requested)
Collection Device/Tube Type:
60 mL sterile, plastic specimen container
Submission Requirements:
10 mL urine
Handling/Storage Comments:
• Refrigerate sample within 2 hours of collection unless testing is performed immediately
• Testing must be performed within 48 hours of collection
Frequency of Testing:
Daily
Reference Range:

Macroscopic

Colour

Unremarkable

Turbidity

Clear

pH

4.5 – 8.0

Specific Gravity

1.005 – 1.030

Protein

Negative

Glucose

Negative

Ketones

Negative

Hemoglobin

Negative

Leukocytes

Negative

Microscopic

WBC

Negative - Occasional

RBC

0 - 2/hpf

Epithelial cells

Negative - Occasional

Hyaline casts

Negative - Occasional

Other formed elements

Negative


Comments:
Microscopic examination is performed if reflex testing criteria is met or if specifically requested

Last Reviewed:
19 June 2018

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