Serous and drain fluids: Detecting the presence of urine in body fluid specimens
Centrifuge specimen to remove any cellular material.
Necessary Information: Indicate specimen source.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Specimen Requirements: Body fluid: 1 mL (0.25 mL) in sterile container Reject Criteria: Gross Hemolysis, Spinal Fluid Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Photometric, Urease