Days Set Up
Analytic Time
MiChart Code
UA with Reflex Culture if Indicated
Soft Order Code

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Macroscopic:Arkray Uriflet S 9HA Strip (automated) or Chemstrip 10 ( manual).
Microscopic: Arkray Aution Hybrid flow cytometer (automated) or manual microscopy .

Test Usage

Screening test for abnormalities of urine or renal function. To isolate and identify organisms causing urinary tract infection.

Reference Range

CULTURE: No significant organisms isolated. Urinalysis Reference Ranges are available online at

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect random clean catch midstream urine specimen and send in sterile plastic urine container or transfer to Light Yellow top UA tube AND Vacutainer® Urine C&S Transport kit. Refrigerate and send specimens within 24 hours of collection; specimens may be stored at room temperature if received within 2 hours of collection.

Non-Additive Urine Transport Tube
Normal Volume
Light Yellow top: 10 mL AND Gray top: 4 mL
Minimum Volume
Light Yellow top: 3 mL AND Gray top: 2 mL

Billing Information

CPT Code
81003 Urinalysis without Microscopy, 81001 Urinalysis with Microscopy, 87086 Culture
Pro Fee Code

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.