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URINALYSIS REFLEX

Test Code

7909

CPT Code(s)

81003

Preferred Specimen(s)

10 ML URINE - URINALYSIS TRANSPORT TUBE (YELLOW-TOP, BLUE
FILL LINE, PRESERVATIVE TUBE)

INSTRUCTIONS:
ENCOURAGE MID STREAM SAMPLES TO MINIMIZE CONTAMINATION
AND IMPROVE ACCURACY.
LABEL THE SAMPLE APPROPRIATELY AND STORE AT ROOM
TEMPERATURE UNTIL PICK-UP.

NOTE: THE YELLOW-TOP, BLUE LINE TUBE CANNOT BE USED FOR
COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT OF SPECIMENS FOR URINE CULTURE.

**THIS ORDER CODE DOES NOT INCLUDE REFLEX TO CULTURE**
IF REFLEX TO CULTURE IS DESIRED, PLEASE ORDER TEST CODE
3020, "URINALYSIS, COMPLETE, WITH REFLEX TO CULTURE".
IF CULTURE IS BEING ORDERED SEPARATELY, SUBMIT SEPARATE
SPECIMEN (4 ML GRAY-TOP TUBE).

Minimum Volume

PRESERVED: 1 ML
UNPRESERVED: (PEDIATRIC ONLY) 1 ML

Alternative Specimen(s)

REFRIGERATED UNPRESERVED PEDIATRIC SAMPLE

Transport Container

YELLOW-TOP, BLUE FILL LINE URINALYSIS TRANSPORT TUBE

Transport Temperature

PRESERVED: ROOM TEMPERATURE
PEDIATRIC UNPRESERVED: REFRIGERATED (COLD PACKS)

Specimen Stability

ROOM TEMPERATURE: 72 HOURS PRESERVED SPECIMEN
REFRIGERATED: 24 HOURS UNPRESERVED PEDIATRIC SPECIMEN

Reject Criteria

UNPRESERVED SPECIMEN (ADULTS)
YELLOW/RED SWIRL-TOPPED CONICAL TRANSPORT TUBE WITH
PRESERVATIVE

Methodology

REAGENT IMPREGNATED STRIPS/TABLETS/MICROSCOPIC EXAMINATION
IF URINE MACROSCOPIC OR DIPSTICK INDICATES.

Performing Laboratory

DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY OF OKLAHOMA
225 NE 97TH STREET
OKLAHOMA CITY OK 73114-6302

Setup Time

2ND SHIFT

Setup Days

SUN-SAT

Report Available

24 HRS

Clinical Significance

DIPSTICK URINALYSIS MEASURES CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF
URINE CONSTITUENTS IN THE URINE AND THE RELATIONSHIP TO
VARIOUS DISEASE STATES. MICROSCOPIC EXAMINATION HELPS
TO DETECT THE PRESENCE OF ABNORMAL URINE CELLS, BACTERIA,
YEAST AND OTHER FORMED ELEMENTS.

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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