Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

UA REFLEX TO CULTURE(GHS) NOT FOR NEUTROPENIC PATIENTS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
UACMR      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: UACMR         Geisinger Epic ID: 55180

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
Sterile specimen container
Specimen required:
20 mL of urine; minimum 8 mL. Smaller volumes may be tested with appropriate comment entered on report.
Special notes:
Collect BOTH tubes for urinalysis and urine culture.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
2-8°C.
Specimen stability:
Unpreserved specimen: 2 hours at room temperature or 24 hours refrigerated at 2-8°C.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Color: Yellow, straw
Clarity: Clear
Specific gravity: 1.003 - 1.030
Esterase: Negative
Nitrite: Negative
pH: 5-7.5 Protein: Negative
Glucose: Negative
Ketone: Negative
Urobilinogen: Normal (0.2 to 1.0 mg.dL)
Bilirubin: Negative
Blood: Negative
RBC: 0-2/HPF
WBC: 0-2/HPF
Bacteria: 0-25 / HPF
Interpretation guide:
Reflex to culture indicators (and/or):
WBC: >5 HPF
Yeast: Present
Bacteria: >=26 / HPF
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Urine ketones: Less than 10years old: >=5 (trace)
CPT code(s):
81001, 87086
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Urinalysis Reflex to Culture
Methodology:
Colorimetric and microscopic examination
Clinical significance:
Routine dipstick urinalysis with microscopic examination of formed elements may be useful in assessing the renal and metabolic status of the patient.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 09/06/2019

Performing Locations

Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical specialist: Tara Fisher    
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? Yes
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