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Test Code URCH Urinalysis, Chemistry Screen. No microscopy.

Performing Laboratory

Bronson Laboratory Services-Hematology/Urinalysis Section

Reference Values

Specific gravity: 1.005-1.030

pH: 5-7

Protein: negative

Glucose: negative

Ketones: negative

Bilirubin: negative

Occult blood: negative

Urobilinogen: <2.0

Leukocyte esterase: negative

Nitrates: negative


Includes color, appearance, specific gravity, pH, protein, glucose, ketones, bilirubin, occult blood, leukocyte esterase, urobilinogen, and nitrite.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Urine, random

Container/Tube: Urine Collection Kit – cherry/yellow UA tube or sterile cup

Specimen Volume: 10 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Causes for rejection include specimen not refrigerated within 2 hours of collection and quantity not sufficient.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated/Ambient 72 hours – Cherry/Yellow UA Tube

Refrigerated  24 hours

Ambient 2 hours

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Test Classification and CPT Coding