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Test Code URAN URINALYSIS

Specimen Tube Description

URINE CONTAINER

Specimen Type

Urine

Specimen Required

Urine container, min. 2 mL

Specimen Preparation

Refrigerate if not transported to lab within 2 hours

Specimen Stability Information

2 hours Ambient, 24 hours refrigerated

Instructions

Proper collection procedure must be followed to avoid contamination.
Refer to Specimen Collection and Handling Policy and Procedure.

Day(s) and Times(s) Performed

Routine, STAT, 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week

Additional Information

Most reference values are based on analysis of the first urine voided in
the morning. This specimen is preferred because it has a more uniform
volume and concentration, and its lower pH helps preserve the formed
elements. Please submit a first morning specimen whenever possible.
 

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

81003

LOINC

18729-4