Urine vacutainer tube(yellow top- conical bottom) Refer to Nursing Procedure 11:6:a Urinalysis collection or 11:3:a Urine Culture-Clean Voided Specimen.
8 hours refrigerated
1.Unrefrigerated Urines: >8 hrs.old; 2.Urine soaked cotton balls;3.Urine submitted in U-bags
24 hours/7 days
Stat: 30 Min, Routine: 1 Hour
UA microscopic- this is automatically done if protein is greater than trace, or if leukocyte, nitrite or blood is positive.
81003, 81002, 81001, 81000
No other tests can be added to the specimen once Urinalysis has been performed (e.g. Urine Pregnancy, Urine Drug Screen, Enhanced UA and all other tests).