The quizzes about Introduction to Urinalysis (21 questions)

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The primary chemical constituents of normal urine are:

An unidentified fluid is received in the laboratory with a request to determine if the fluid is urine or another body fluid. Using routine laboratory tests, what tests would determine that the fluid is most probably urine?

A person exhibiting oliguria would have a daily urine volume of:

A patient presenting with polyuria, nocturia, polydipsia, and a high urine specific gravity is exhibiting symptoms of what disorder?

Disposable containers with a capacity of 50 mL are recommended for the collection of specimens for routine urinalysis.


The correct method for labeling urine specimen containers is to:

A urine specimen for routine urinalysis would be rejected by the laboratory because:

An unpreserved specimen collected at 8 a.m. and remaining at room temperature until the afternoon shift arrives can be expected to have: 1. Decreased glucose and ketones 2. Increased bacteria and nitrite 3. Decreased pH and turbidity 4. Increased cellular elements

A specimen containing precipitated amorphous urates may have been preserved using:

What three changes will affect the results of the microscopic examination of urine if it is not tested within 2 hours?


What is the method of choice for preservation of routine urinalysis samples?

For best preservation of urinary sediments, the preservatives of choice are:

What chemical can be used to preserve a specimen for a culture and a routine urinalysis?

A properly labeled urine specimen for routine urinalysis delivered to the laboratory in a gray-top blood collection tube can be tested.

What is the specimen of choice for routine urinalysis?


Quantitative urine tests are performed on:

Three types of urine specimens that would be acceptable for culture to diagnose a bladder infection include all of the following except:

A negative urine pregnancy test performed on a random specimen may need to be repeated using a:

Cessation of urine flow is termed:

Persons taking diuretics can be expected to produce:


What type of urine specimen should be collected from a patient who complains of painful urination and the physician has ordered a routine urinalysis and urine culture?

The quizzes about Introduction to Urinalysis (21 questions)
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