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  Urinalysis, Chemical only Specimen Type:
  also known as UA, Chemical Only, UA, Chemical Only

Urine


CHEMISTRY

Specimen requirements: 4 oz Urine Container
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Color N/A N/A N/A Straw/Yellow
Specific Gravity 1.002 1.030 N/A N/A
pH 4.6 8.0 N/A N/A
Protein N/A N/A N/A Negative
Glucose N/A N/A N/A Negative
Ketone N/A N/A N/A Negative
Occult Blood N/A N/A N/A Negative
Bilirubin N/A N/A N/A Negative
Nitrite N/A N/A N/A Negative
Urobilinogen 0.1 1.0 N/A N/A
Leukocyte Esterase N/A N/A N/A Negative
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 20 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 6 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: Deliver STAT UA specimens directly to the general function laboratory, room 2-132.
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Chemistry - Urine
Stat frequency: Daily
Stat turn around time: 1 hour
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 4 Hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: CHEMSTRIP - Urine Dipstick
Special Instructions: Urinalysis specimens must be delivered to the laboratory within 30 to 60 minutes of collection. Urine specimens for urinalysis and culture & sensitivity should be collected in separate urine containers.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: UACHM
CyberLAB code: 802
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A