14 notecards = 4 pages (4 cards per page)
What should be done with a reagent strip after the results have been analyzed and recorded?
Dispose of it in a biohazard waste container.
Which color of urine may indicate jaundice or hepatitis?
In which case would a pregnancy test give a negative result even if the patient is indeed pregnant?
The level of hCG in the urine is too low.
Who is most at risk of developing stones in the kidneys, ureters, and bladder?
Caucasian men between 20 and 40 years old
How is hCG produced?
By the placenta after ovum implants into uterus
Which type of urinalysis is NOT CLIA-waived?
Cloudy urine may indicate the presence of ____.
pus or mucus
Which tool is used for chemical assessment of urine?
When can hCG first be detected in the urine of pregnant women?
6 to 12 days following conception
Why must the urine of a patient with stones be strained?
To catch stones so that they may be sent to the laboratory
A urine specimen has a pH level of 4.5. How would you describe this urine?
What condition may a patient have if the specific gravity of urine is increased (above 1.035)?
Which pH level indicates that urine is acidic?
Less than 5.5
Which of the following is true?
Abnormal urine tests are often the first indication of disease.