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URINE CULTURE/URINALYSIS R+M

Test Code

5529

CPT Code(s)

81001
87086

Includes

URINE CULTURE; URINALYSIS

Preferred Specimen(s)

Preferred Specimen Volume: 10 ml
Specimen Type URINE
Specimen State Refrigerated (cold packs)
Submit a portion of the urine in a Urine C&S transport
tube (grey top) for the culture. Submit a second portion
of the sample for urinalysis.

Minimum Volume

1 ml

Transport Container

Sterile container
Urine

Methodology

Multiple Methodologies

Performing Laboratory

90-PROFILES

Setup Days

M,T,W,Th,F,S,Sn

Report Available

3 DAYS

Clinical Significance

Submit a portion of the urine in a Urine C&S transport
tube (grey top) for the culture. Submit a second portion
of the sample for urinalysis.
INCLUDES:

URINE CULTURE
URINALYSIS R & M

Identification of pathogens, serotyping and antibiotic
susceptibility testing of isolates will be performed
at an additional charge. Antibiotic susceptibilites
will be peformed on selective organisms isolated based
on standards as defined by the National Committee for
Clinical Laboratory Standards.

LOINC®' Code(s)

The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.

NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.

Result
Code
Result NameLOINC CodeComponent Name
Z400BILIRUBIN5770-3Bilirubin
Z402KETONES2514-8Ketones
Z404GLUCOSE,QUAL25428-4Glucose
Z405PROTEIN,TOTAL,QUAL20454-5Protein
Z406HEMOGLOBIN,QUAL5794-3Hemoglobin
Z407PH5803-2pH
Z408NITRITE5802-4Nitrite
Z409LEUKOCYTE ESTERASE5799-2Leukocyte esterase
Z410COLOR5778-6Color
Z411APPEARANCE5767-9Appearance
Z412SPECIFIC GRAVITY5811-5Specific gravity
Z413CASTS9842-6Casts
Z414HYALINE CASTS5796-8Hyaline casts
Z415GRANULAR CASTS5793-5Granular casts
Z416RBC CASTS5807-3Erythrocyte casts
Z417WBC CASTS5820-6Leukocyte casts
Z418WAXY CASTS5819-8Waxy casts
Z419FATTY CASTS5789-3Fatty casts
Z420HEMOGLOBIN CASTSPending assignment
Z423RBC/HPF CELLS13945-1Erythrocytes
Z424WBC/HPF CELLS5821-4Leukocytes
Z427CRYSTALS38459-4Crystals
Z428CALCIUM OXALATE CRYSTALS25148-8Calcium oxalate crystals
Z429URIC ACID CRYSTALS46138-4Urate crystals
Z430AMORPHOUS CRYSTALS60340-7Crystals.amorphous
Z431TRIPLE PHOSPHATE CRYSTALS46137-6Triple phosphate crystals
Z432AMMONIUM URATE CRYSTALS5766-1Ammonium urate crystals
Z433CALCIUM CARBONATE CRYSTAL5773-7Calcium carbonate crystals
Z434TYROSINE CRYSTALS5815-6Tyrosine crystals
Z435LEUCINE CRYSTALS5798-4Leucine crystals
Z436CYSTINE CRYSTALS5784-4Cystine crystals
Z439BACTERIA5769-5Bacteria
Z440YEAST5822-2Yeast
Z441MUCUS8247-9Mucus
Z442TRICHOMONAS5813-1Trichomonas vaginalis
Z443ADDITIONAL MICROSCOPIC12235-8Microscopic observation
Z444REDUCING SUBSTANCES20626-8Reducing substances
Z445CALCIUM PHOSPHATE CRYSTALS5775-2Calcium phosphate crystals
Z448CALCIUM SULFATE CRYSTALS5776-0Calcium sulfate crystals
Z465SULFA CRYSTALS5812-3Sulfonamide crystals
Z475CHOLESTEROL CRYSTALS5777-8Cholesterol crystals
Z480RENAL EPI CELLS26052-1Epithelial cells.renal
Z481SQUAMOUS EPI CELLS11277-1Epithelial cells.squamous
Z483TRANSITIONAL EPI CELLS30089-7Transitional cells
Z490MESSAGE8264-4Service comment 03

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.

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