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Colorless
Commonly observed with random specimens

Recent Fluid Consumption

2

Pale yellow
Increased 24-hour volume and low specific gravity

Polyuria or Diabetes insipidus

3

Elevated specific gravity and positive glucose test result

DM

4

Recent fluid consumption

Diluted random sx

5

Dark yellow
May be normal after strenuous exercise or in first morning specimen

concentrated sx

6

Color if w/ B complex vitamins

dark yellow

7

dark yellow
Fever or burns

dehydration

8

dark yellow
Yellow foam when shaken and positive chemical test results for bilirubin

bilirubin

9

dark yellow
Negative bile test results and possible green fluorescence

acriflavine

10

dark yellow
antibiotic administered for UTI

nitrofurantoin

11

Orange-yellow
Drug commonly administered for urinary tract infections

phenazopyridine (Pyridium)

12

Orange-yellow
Anticoagulant, orange in alkaline urine, colorless in acid urine

Phenindione

13

Yellow-green
Colored foam in acidic urine and false-negative chemical test results for bilirubin

bilirubin oxidized to biliverdin

14

Green
Positive urine culture

Pseudomonas infection

15

Blue-green
Anti-depressant

Amitriptyline

16

Blue-green
muscle relaxant

Methocarbamol (Robaxin)

17

Clorets color

Blue green

18

Blue-green
Bacterial infections, intestinal disorders

Indican

19

Blue-green
Fistulas

methylene blue

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Blue-green
When oxidized

phenol

21

Pink
Cloudy urine with positive chemical test results for blood and RBCs visible microscopically

RBCs

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Red
Clear urine with positive chemical test results for blood; intravascular hemolysis

Hgb

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