Urinalysis Complete With Microscopic Examination
At a Glance
Also known as:Urine Test; Urine Analysis; UA
Related tests:Urine Culture; Urine Protein; BUN; Creatinine; Creatinine Clearance; Microalbumin; eGFR; Kidney Stone Analysis
Why Get Tested?
To screen for metabolic and kidney disorders and for urinary tract infections (UTIs)
When to Get Tested?
During a routine physical or when you have symptoms of a UTI, such as abdominal pain, back pain, frequent or painful urination; as part of a pregnancy check-up, a hospital admission, or a pre-surgical work-up
One to two ounces of urine; first morning sample is most valuable.
Test Preparation Needed?