The quizzes about Microscopic Examination of Urine (46 questions)

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The quizzes about Microscopic Examination of Urine (46 questions)
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Macroscopic screening of urine specimens is used to:

Variations in the microscopic analysis of urine include all of the following except:

All of the following can cause false-negative microscopic results except:

The two factors that determine relative centrifugal force are:

When using the glass slide and coverslip method, which of the following might be missed if the coverslip is overflowed?


Initial screening of the urine sediment is performed using an objective power of:

Which of the following should be used to reduce light intensity in bright-field microscopy?

Which of the following are reported as number per LPF?

The Sternheimer-Malbin stain is added to urine sediments to do all of the following except:

Nuclear detail can be enhanced by:


Which of the following lipids is/are stained by Sudan III?

Which of the following lipids is/are capable of polarizing light?

The purpose of the Hansel stain is to identify:

Crenated RBCs are seen in urine that is:

Differentiation among RBCs, yeast, and oil droplets may be accomplished by all of the following except:


The finding of dysmorphic RBCs is indicative of:

Leukocytes that stain pale blue with SternheimerMalbin stain and exhibit brownian movement are:

Mononuclear leukocytes are sometimes mistaken for:

When pyuria is detected in a sediment, the slide should be carefully checked for the presence of:

Transitional epithelial cells are sloughed from the:


The largest cells in the urine sediment are:

A clinically significant squamous epithelial cell is the:

Forms of transitional epithelial cells include all of the following except:

Increased transitional cells are indicative of:

A primary characteristic used to identify renal tubular epithelial cells is:


Following an episode of hemoglobinuria, RTE cells may contain:

The predecessor of the oval fat body is the:

A structure believed to be an oval fat body produced a Maltese cross formation under polarized light but does not stain with Sudan III. The structure:

The finding of yeast cells in the urine is commonly associated with:

The primary component of urinary mucus is:


The majority of casts are formed in the:

Cylindroiduria refers to the presence of:

A person submitting a urine specimen following a strenuous exercise routine can normally have all of the following in the sediment except:

Prior to identifying an RBC cast, all of the following should be observed except:

WBC casts are primarily associated with:


The shape of the RTE cell associated with renal tubular epithelial casts is primarily:

When observing RTE casts, the cells are primarily:

The presence of fatty casts is associated with:

Nonpathogenic granular casts contain:

All of the following are true about waxy casts except they:


The observation of broad casts represents:

All of the following contribute to the formation of urinary crystals except:

The most valuable initial aid for the identification of crystals in a urine specimen is:

Crystals associated with severe liver disease include all of the following except:

All of the following crystals routinely polarize except:


Differentiation between casts and fibers can usually be made using:

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