Urinalysis

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Components

Introduction

  • Also see:

Indications

  • evaluation of urologic disease

Contraindications

  • routine health surveillance in asymptomatic patients [2]

Reference-interval

  • reference inerval: 1.005-1.031 (50 - 1400 mOsm/kg)
  • low with dilute urine
  • high with concentrated urine, glycosuria or contrast agent

  • appearance:
  • protein:
  • colorimetric "stix"
  • false positives may occur with:

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References

  1. Mayo Internal Medicine Board Review, 1998-99, Prakash UBS (ed) Lippincott-Raven, Philadelphia, 1998, pg 620
  2. Medical Knowledge Self Assessment Program (MKSAP) 11, 14, 17 American College of Physicians, Philadelphia 1998, 2006, 2015
  3. Simerville JA, Maxted WC, Pahira JJ. Urinalysis: a comprehensive review. Am Fam Physician. 2005 Mar 15;71(6):1153-62. Review. PMID: [1]
  4. WebPath: Urinalysis [2]

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