A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: urinalysis?
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Examination of urine: Physical, chemical & microscopic examination of urine.Includes following:appearance: color ?Cloudiness, specific gravity re: hydration status, ph re: acidity, glucose re:diabetes, bilirubin re:jandice/liver disease, ketones re:nutritional status, nitrite re:presence of infection, l'cyte esterase re:wbcs/pus cells 4 uti.Hemoglobin or blood. Microscopy refines finding of red&white cells, casts, crystal.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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