At some point in time, all of
us will have a urinalysis. A simple examination of your urine can show many
|Test||Full Name||Normal Range||What it means||Notes|
|WBC||White Blood Cells||negative||Measures the number of
white blood cells present
in the urine.
|Presence of wbc’s
urine usually indicates
|Nitrites||Nitrites||negative||Measurement of the amount
nitrites in the urine.
|Presence in urine usually
|Glucose||Glucose||negative||Detects glucose in the
|The body usually spills
glucose into the urine
when Serum Glucose is over 180.
|Positive results may
indicate liver disease.
|RBC||Red Blood Cells||negative||Detects the number of�RBC’s
|May indicate bleeding
along the urinary tract or infection.
Can be caused by
menstruation. Is more
urgent when found in men.
|Ketones||Ketones||negative||Measurement of the amount
of ketones present in the urine.
|Presence of ketones�may
indicate diabetes or eating disorder.
|Protein||Protein||negative||Detects protein in the
|Presence of protein�in
may be caused by kidney disease,