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What is the definition or description of: urinalysis, complete w/microscopic?

What is the definition or description of: urinalysis, complete w/microscopic?

Full evaluation: Urine analysis usually is a chemical evaluation of the composition of the urine. When "microscopic" is added, it means that a sediment (spun down portion of the urine) is examined for cells and crystals or other substances. You usually see this when there is an abnormality of the urinalysis by itself. ...Read more

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Ua (Definition)

A ua is a urinalysis, or chemical and microscopic analysis of the urine. The standard urinalysis is performed with a dipstick test for ph, blood, protein, sugar, and ketones. In addition, a urinalysis usually includes a microscope examination to identify if the urine contains cells, "casts" (structures that indicate a problem originating in the kidney) or crystals (such as ...Read more


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What is urinalysis?

What is urinalysis?

Urine test or UA: Test to demonstrate presence or absence of Sugar (?Diabetes): Protein (? Kidney disease; Bile (?Liver problem) Red blood & white blood cells (Bladder or kidney infection, kidney disease or tumor etc;.): Bacteria (?Infection), Ketones (?Nutrition) pH (?Acidity or alkalinity of urine) Specific Gravity (?Urine Concentrated or Dilute) ...Read more

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What is a urinalysis?

Routine lab test: We'll look for blood, protein, glucose and some other things. If there's a concern, we'll look at the urine under the microscope. It's worth doing yearly. ...Read more

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What can a urinalysis tell you?

What can a urinalysis tell you?

ALOT: A urine analysis (ua) can show: state of hydration (spec grav), kidney disease (protein), diabetes (sugar/ketones) , stone/tumor (blood), liver disease (bilirubin), infection (white cells/nitrite). Also seen under the microscope are casts, crystals, bacteria, yeast. Separate tests check pregnancy (HCG) and drug screen. Remember to do ua as a 'clean catch' wipe area, urinate, catch urine, finish. ...Read more

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How to interpret my urinalysis?

Leave it to Lab: Laboratory technical personnel undergo extensive training to interpret results of lab tests and you should leave the task to these professionals. ...Read more

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Urinalysis looks for drugs, right?

No, not exactly: Illegal or surreptitious use of drugs can be determined from a urine or blood sample. However, a urinalysis is meant to test for abnormalities of the kidney and bladder - e.g. Infection, medical kidney disease, bleeding, diabetic control, etc. The urine drug test is a completely different assay altogether even if it uses the same type of sample. ...Read more

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How to figure out my urinalysis results?

Call your doctor: The doctor that ordered the urinalysis will have a report. You can request a copy of your results from them. ...Read more

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How do you perform a midstream urinalysis?

Mid-void: When you start to void, let that go into the toilet. After you've voided some, stop, put the cup in place, and provide a sample. There is no magic amount to void before you put the cup in place, just make sure you have enough urine left to submit for sampling. ...Read more

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What could my urinalysis test results mean?

What could my urinalysis test results mean?

Your Doctor: can tell you the results and interpret them for you. This article is a good source of basic info: http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/URINE/URINE.html ...Read more