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Flashcards in CM LAB - Laboratory Correlations of Urine Color II Deck (13):
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Red
Clear urine with positive chemical test results for blood; muscle damage

myoglobin

2

Red
Alkaline urine of genetically susceptible persons

Beets

3

Red
Tuberculosis medication

Rifampin

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Red
Cloudy specimen with RBCs, mucus, and clots

Menstrual contamination

5

Port wine
Negative test for blood, may require additional testing

Porphyrins

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Red-brown
Seen in acidic urine after standing; positive chemical test result for blood

RBCs oxidized to methemoglobin

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2 possible colors of urine with myoglobin

Red
Red-brown

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Brown
Seen in alkaline urine after standing; specific tests are available

Homogentisic acid (alkaptonuria)

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Black
Urine darkens on standing and reacts with nitroprusside and ferric chloride

Malignant melanoma
Melanin or melanogen

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Black
Interfere with copper reduction tests

Phenol derivatives

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Black
Color disappears with ferric chloride

Argyrol (antiseptic)

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Black
Antihypertensive

Methyldopa or levodopa

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Black
Darkens on standing, intestinal and vaginal infections

Metronidazole (Flagyl)

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