A urine test checks the colour, clarity (clear or cloudy), odour, concentration, and acidity
(pH) of your urine. It also checks your levels of protein, sugar, blood
cells, or other substances in your urine. This test is sometimes called a urinalysis.
A urine test may be
A urine test can be
done in your doctor's office, clinic, or lab. Or you may be asked to collect a
urine sample at home. Then you can take it to the office or lab for testing.
collects the urine your body is making right now.
Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety. Be sure to make and go to all appointments, and
call your doctor or nurse call line if you are having problems. It's also a good idea to keep a
list of the medicines you take. Ask your doctor when you can expect to have
your test results.
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Current as of:
February 19, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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