urinalysis

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mfernandez9222
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urinalysis
Updated:
2011-12-15 16:12:46
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urinalysis
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  1. Color andn Odor
    • color - clear to black
    • -dietary, meds, inflammation, disease

    • odor - fruity
    • -diabetes, dehydration

    • appearance - turbid
    • -infection
  2. Specific Gravity

    1.005 to 1.030
    below - diabetes, glomerulonephritis, pyelonephritis

    above - dehydration

    fixed - severe damage
  3. pH

    4.5 to 8.0
    • alkaline ( above )
    • -disease, UTI, respiratory alkalosis

    • acidic ( below )
    • -tuberculosis, acidosis
  4. Protein
    proteinuria

    -glomerulonscelrosis, glomerulonephritis, kidney disease, renal failure
  5. Ketones
    • ketonuria
    • -diabetes, metabolic starvation
  6. Glucose
    • glycosuria
    • - diabetes
  7. Red Blood cells

    0 to 3
    • numerous
    • -UTI, inflammation, trauma, infection
  8. Epithelial cells
    • excessive cells
    • -tubular degeneration
  9. White Blood Cells

    0 to 4
    • numerous
    • - UTI, cystitis, pyelonephritis
  10. Casts
    excessive - disease

    hyaline cast - disease, inflammation

    epithelial cast - tubular damage, nephrosis

    fatty, waxy cast - disase, diabetes

    RBC cast - disease, infarction, anemia
  11. Crystals
    • numerous
    • - hypercalcemia

    • cystine
    • -metabolic error
  12. Yeast cells
    external genitalia contamination
  13. Parasites
    external genitalia contamination
  14. Creatinine Clearance

    male 14 to 26 mg/kg 24hr

    female 11 to 20 mg/kg 24hr
    • above
    • - little diagnostic significance

    • below
    • - reduced renal blood flow, tubular necrosis, inflammation, disease, hydration, heart failure

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