Test directory: Urinalysis, Microscopic Only

Ordering Code637
Test NameUrinalysis, Microscopic Only
AliasUrine Sediment Examination
UAMIC
Microscopic Urinalysis
Preferred SpecimenUrine
Preferred ContainerClean Container
Optimum Volume10 mL
Collection InstructionsRandom, mid-stream clean catch, first morning specimen is preferred.
Handling InstructionsRefrigerate specimen within 2 hours of collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Hours
Refrigerated: 24 Hours
Rejection CriteriaFrozen, <5 mL of specimen, Specimen older than stability limits.
Avail. StatYES
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyMicroscopic exam of centrifuged urine sediment

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
MicroscopicALLSee report.
WBCALL0-5 WBC/hpf0-5 WBC/hpf/hpf
RBCALL0-2 RBC/hpf0-2 RBC/hpf/hpf
BacteriaALLNONENONE/hpf
Epithelial, SquamousALLFEWFEW/lpf
Epithelial, TransitionalALLNONENONE/hpf
Epithelial, RenalALLNONENONE/hpf
Bud. Yeast-like cellsALLNONENONE/hpf
Hyphae YeastALLNONENONE/hpf
Cast, HyalineALL0-5/lpf0-5/lpf/lpf
Cast, GranularALLNONENONE/lpf
Cast, WBCALLNONENONE/lpf
Cast, RBCALLNONENONE/lpf
Cast, EpithelialALLNONENONE/lpf
Cast, CellularALLNONENONE/lpf
Cast, BroadALLNONENONE/lpf
Cast, FattyALLNONENONE/lpf
Cast, WaxyALLNONENONE/lpf
CastALLSee report.
Crystal, Uric AcidALLNONENONE/hpf
Crystal, Calcium OxalateALLNONENONE/hpf
Crystal, Triple PhosphateALLNONENONE/hpf
Crystal, Calcium CarbonateALLNONENONE/hpf
Crystal, Calcium PhosphateALLNONENONE/hpf
Crystal, AmorphousALLNONENONE/hpf
Crystal, LeucineALLNONENONE/hpf
Crystal, CystineALLNONENONE/hpf
Crystal, TyrosineALLNONENONE/hpf
CrystalALLSee report.
SpermatozoaALL/hpfSee report.
Trichomonas sp.ALLNONENONE/hpf
OtherALLSee report.