Flashcards in 4-25 Test Deck (20):
Ways of collecting specimens?
Random, Void, and Clean
Patients urine is collected during visit.
First Void/ Mourning Sample
1st urine of the day.
Smallest amount of abnormal substance
Wipe from FRONT TO BACK and usually done in medical office
Urinalysis Dipstick/ Urine test strip consists of what ?
Specific Gravity- PH- Glucose- Protein- Keystones- Bilirubin- Urobilinogen- Blood- Nitrite- Leukocytes
Specific Gravity (SG)
Measures the weight of urine compared to the weight of the equal volume of distilled water.
Detects acidity and alkalinity.
Detects sugar in urine
Detects protein in urine
Detects keystones, used by muscle tissue as energy source
Detects bilirubin, yellow pigment formed from breakdown of hemoglobin
Bacteria in the intestines into Urobilinogen
Detects blood in the urine
Presence of pathogens in urinary tract that result in UTI.
Detects leukocytes and accompanies inflammation of the kidneys and urinary tract
Urinary Tract Infection
Hormones produced during pregnancy
Quality Control Log
MA is responsible for recording data to make sure equipment is working properly
Urinalysis physical data is what ?
Color, Appearance, Odor