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Laboratory Test Directory

Urinalysis, Strip Only

Components

Name Method Department Units
Urinalysis, Strip Only Urine dipstick
Core Lab, Urinalysis

Battery Members

Urine for pH, glucose, ketones, specific gravity, occult blood, nitrite, leukocyte esterase, urobilinogen, protein, bilirubin

Specimen Requirements

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 10 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 2 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 24 hour(s)

Reasons for Rejection

  • Use of urine preservative
  • Frozen specimen
  • Not received within specified time frame
  • Collected in diaper

Comments

Positive results are not confirmed. Urine collected from cotton balls are acceptable for a urine strip ONLY.

CPT Code

  • 81003