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Epic Code LAB347 Urinalysis (UA), Dipstick Only

Test Name Alias


Interface Order Alias


Quick Collect


Ordering Instructions

U Dipstick is a test ordered when the physician only wants results of a urine specific gravity and chemstrip or when <2 mL of urine is received (per policy)

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Urine


Container(s): Sterile Container

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 3.0 mL

Neonate Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL


Collection Instructions:

  • Random Urine
  • No preservative
  • Ambient specimen must be received in the Lab within 2 hours
  • If delay, keep the specimen refrigerated and send to the Lab as soon as possible.
  • Specimen must be received in Lab for analysis within 24 hours of collection.
  • Microbiology must have clean catch specimen collection for urine culture
  • Detailed Instructions (link): Patient Collection Instructions
  • Detailed Instructions (link): Urine Collection Guide for Staff

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Random Urine, no preservative




Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimens older than 24 hours.

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 2 hours

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Laboratory Retention: 3 days

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, usual TAT 1 day.

Reference Range

USpecific Gravity: 1.002 - 1.030

Urine pH: 5.0-9.0

Urine Glucose:Negative

Urine Ketones: Negative

Urine Protein: Negative

Urine Blood: Negative

Urine Bilirubin: Negative

Urine Urobilinogen: Normal

Urine Nitrite: Negative

Urine Leukocyte Esterase: Negative


Performing Department


Performing Department Laboratory Location

Corewell Health Reference Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Corewell Health Big Rapids Laboratory, Big Rapids, MI
Corewell Health Blodgett Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI
Corewell Health Gerber Laboratory, Fremont, MI
Corewell Health Kelsey Laboratory, Lakeview, MI
Corewell Health Ludington Laboratory, Ludington, MI
Corewell Health Pennock Laboratory, Hastings, MI
Corewell Health Reed City Laboratory, Reed City, MI
Corewell Health Greenville Laboratory, Greenville, MI
Corewell Health Zeeland Laboratory, Zeeland, MI


Not available



CDM Code


Epic Test ID




Urine Specific Gravity 50562-8
U pH 50560-2
Urine Glucose 2350-7
Urine Ketones 50557-8
Urine Protein
Urine Blood 57751-0
Urine Bilirubin 53327-3
Urine Urobilinogen 50563-6
Urine Nitrite 50558-6
Urine Leukocyte Esterase 60026-2



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