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Test Code UDIPS URINALYSIS, DIPSTICK ONLY

Performing Laboratory

NorDx Laboratories

Useful For

Diagnosing and management of renal diseases, urinary tract infection, urinary tract neoplasms, systemic diseases, and inflammatory or neoplastic diseases adjacent to the urinary tract

Method Name

Chemstrip

Reference Values

Specific gravity: 1.010 – 1.030

Leukocyte Esterase: Negative

Nitrite: Negative

pH: 5.0 – 8.0

Protein: Negative

Glucose: Normal

Ketones: Negative

Urobilinogen: Normal

Occult blood: Negative

Days and Times Test Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 Day

Available Stat

Profile Information

Individual Test Description

APPEARANCE, URINE
COLOR, URINE
GLUCOSE, URINE, QUALITATIVE
KETONE BODIES, QUALITATIVE, URINE
LEUKOCYTE ESTERASE, URINE
NITRITE, URINE
OCCULT BLOOD, URINE
PH, URINE
PROTEIN, QUALITATIVE, URINE
SPECIFIC GRAVITY, URINE
UROBILINOGEN, URINE

Specimen Type

Urine, clean-catch

Preferred Container

Urine Cup – The BD Vacutainer® Urine C&S Preservative Plus plastic tube in 13X75mm (gray top culture & sensitivity tube) is not acceptable for urinalysis.

Preferred Volume

Urine, clean-catch: 10 mL (Urine Cup)

Minimum Volume

Urine, clean-catch: 3 mL (Urine Cup)

Specimen Collection and Handling

Collect a random, clean-catch urine sample and send refrigerated.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type: Urine, clean-catch

Refrigerated: 24 Hours

Room Temp: 2 Hours

Note: Urine received in BD urine preservative tube is acceptable and stable refrigerated for up to 48 hours for testing for non-timed order.

Add On Capable

Yes

Advance Beneficiary Notice Requirements

No ABN Required

CPT Code Information

CPT Code

CPT Description

CPT Disclaimer

81002 Urinalysis by Dip Stick or Tablet Reagent; Non-Automated, without Microscopy
81003 Urinalysis by Dip Stick or Tablet Reagent; Automated, without Microscopy

Performing Laboratory Location

NorDx Laboratories