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Urinalysis Strip with Culture if Indicated


Name Method Department Units
Urinalysis, Strip with Reflex Urine dipstick
Core Lab, Urinalysis

Battery Members

Specific gravity, urine dipstick, urine culture if indicated

Specimen Requirements

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume

Sterile container

N/A 10 mL

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

Reasons for Rejection

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


Urine culture will be performed and billed if urinalysis demonstrates positive Nitrites, positive leukocyte esterase, and/or WBC >5.

CPT Code

  • 81003