TITLE

urinalysis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2272
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "urinalysis" is presented. It refers to the analysis of the urine. For a routine urinalysis, a voided specimen of urine in a clean container is usually sufficient. For culture, either a clean-catch or a catheterized specimen is required. A urine specimen may be obtained to test for excretion of drugs of abuse.
ACCESSION #
21250114

 

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