Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ROUTINE URINALYSIS

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
UAC      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 81002         Geisinger Epic ID: 6395

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
20 mL of urine; minimum 8 mL. Smaller volumes may be tested with appropriate comment entered on report.
Special notes:
Patient Collection Instructions

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
2-8°C.
Specimen stability:
Unpreserved specimen: 2 hours at room temperature or 24 hours refrigerated at 2-8°C.
Chemically preserved specimen: 72 hours at room temperature or 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
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Urine ketones: Less than 10years old: >=5 (trace)
CPT code(s):
Dipstick non-automated with Microscopic 81000, Dipstick automated with Microscopic 81001. Dipstick non -automated no microscopic 81002, Dipstick automated no microscopic 81003.
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:
Color, clarity, specific gravity, esterase, nitrite, pH, protein, glucose, ketone, urobilinogen, bilirubin, blood, and microscopic (if indicated by lab criteria: blood/esterase/nitrate positive. Protein = 30 mg/dL).
Methodology:
Colorimetric and microscopic examination
Synonyms:
Urine chemistry with reflexive microscopics if indicated
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 Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Urinalysis
Technical Lead: Karen Delp
Frequency: Daily, Monday-Sunday
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Lisa Meeker    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital

Performing laboratory: Urinalysis
Technical Lead: Valerie Kovaleski    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Sophie Rockwell  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Renee Bordo, Robert Furcon  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Urinalysis
Technical Lead: Lisa Sheaffer  
Frequency: All shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical specialist: Hadeel Naghnaghieh    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical specialist: Brenda Shuman-Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

Technical specialist: Bernadette Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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