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URINALYSIS, MACRO W/REFLEX TO MICRO
A microscopic examination is performed, when appropriate, at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 81015).
10 ML URINE - URINALYSIS TRANSPORT TUBE (YELLOW-TOP, BLUE
FILL LINE, PRESERVATIVE TUBE)
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 "URINALYSIS,
COMPLETE, WITH REFLEX TO CULTURE".
IF CULTURE IS BEING ORDERED SEPARATELY, SUBMIT SEPARATE
SPECIMEN (10 ML GRAY-TOP TUBE).
ROOM TEMPERATURE: 3 DAYS PRESERVED SPECIMEN
REFRIGERATED: 1 DAY UNPRESERVED PEDIATRIC SPECIMEN
Reagent Impregnated Strips/Tablets/Microscopic Examination if urine macroscopic or dipstick indicates
3714 Northgate Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95834
SUN - FRI
24 - 48 HOURS
See Medical Report
Dipstick urinalysis measures chemical constituents of urine. Microscopic examination helps to detect the presence of 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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