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Test Code LAB3152 Urinalysis, Reflex to Culture if Indicated

Additional Codes

Test Name in EPIC EPIC Test Code Mnemonic
UA TO CULTURE PRN LAB3152 UACX

 

Methodology

IRIS
Includes bilirubin, color, clarity, glucose, ketones, leukocyte esterase, nitrites, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen, and a microscopic examination or culture when indicated (at an additional charge).

Reflex Information:

Blood is not reported, however, if blood dipstick is positive a microscopic examination to look for red blood cells is performed.

If positive for leukocyte esterase or nitrites, or if protein is ≥30 mg/dL a microscopic examination is performed.

If WBCs >10/hpf (high power field) on microscopic exam and/or nitrites are positive, a culture is performed.

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Specimen Type: Catheterized, indwelling catheter or straight catheter

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Collect urine specimen per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. Collection type must be indicated.

 

Specimen Type: Clean-voided midstream (CVMS)

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Collect urine specimen per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. See Urine Collection in Special Instructions for clean-catch, midstream specimen collection instructions.

4. Collection type must be indicated.

 

Specimen Type: Suprapubic aspirate (SPA)

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions: 

1. No preservative.

2. Clean suprapubic skin and collect urine per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. Collection type must be indicated.

 

Specimen Type: Pediatric Bagged Urine

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Collect urine specimen per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. Collection type must be indicated.

 

Specimen Type: Urostomy

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Collect urine specimen per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. Collection type must be indicated.

 

Specimen Type: Nephrostomy Urine

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Collect urine specimen per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. Collection type must be indicated.

 

Specimen Type: Kidney Aspirate

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Collect urine specimen per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. Collection type must be indicated.

 

Specimen Type: Post Prostate Massage

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Collect urine specimen per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. Collection type must be indicated.

 

Specimen Type: Flow

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions:

1. No preservative.

2. Collect urine specimen per Nursing Standard Operation Procedures (S.O.P.).

3. Collection type must be indicated.

 

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate 24 hours/Frozen NO/Ambient NO

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Reference Values

An interpretive report will be provided.

Test Classification and CPT Coding

81003-Urinalysis

81001-Microscopic examination (if appropriate)

87088-Culture (if appropriate)

Performing Laboratory

Urinalysis-

Central Region: Lakes Area Urology, St. Joseph's - Baxter Clinic Lab, St. Joseph's - Brainerd Clinic Lab, St. Joseph's - Pequot Lakes Clinic Lab, St. Joseph's - Pillager Clinic Lab, St. Joseph's - Pine River Clinic Lab,

East Region: Ashland Clinic Lab, Chisholm Clinic Lab, Deer River Hospital Lab, Duluth Family Medicine Clinic Lab, Ely Clinic Lab, Grand Rapids Clinic Lab, Hayward Clinic Lab, Hermantown Clinic Lab, Hibbing Clinic Lab, International Falls Clinic Lab, Lakeside Clinic Lab, Lakewalk Clinic Lab, Northern Pines Lab, Proctor Clinic Lab, Remer Clinic Lab, Sandstone Hospital Lab, SMDC Clinical Lab, Spooner Clinic Lab, St. Mary's Hospital - Superior Lab, Virginia Hospital Lab, West Duluth Clinic Lab

West Region: Ada Hospital Lab, Casselton Clinic Lab, Fargo Hospital Lab, Fosston Hospital Lab, Holy Trinity Hospital Lab, Jamestown Clinic Lab, Moorhead Clinic Lab, South University Clinic Lab, St. Mary's - Detroit Lakes Hospital Lab, Valley City Clinic Lab, Wahpeton Clinic Lab, West Acres Clinic Lab, West Fargo Clinic Lab

Special Instructions