Urinalysis with reflex microscopic culture if indicated (Routine Urinalysis w/reflex microscopic and cult if ind)

First morning specimens are prefered for more meaningful results. BD UA Preservative Tube acceptable for UA, only, not culture.

Test Code

Preferred Specimen
Clean catch urine

"Randon urine collected in a sterile container. Mid-stream collection in sterile container for cultures required.
Testing Frequency: 24/7"

Transport Temperature
As soon as possible

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: Room Temp 2 hrs Refrig 24 hrs Preservative 72 hrs

Atlas Reagent Strips

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.