Urine Dipstick (Urinalysis, Macroscopic)

Yellow Top Urine Tube

Specimen Type

Test ID LAB553
CPT Code(s) 81003
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Core
Tube Station 30 Routine: 888 STAT
Specimen Routine: 10 mL Urine in Yellow Top Urine Tube (No Preservative/Additive) <2 hours old
Unspun: 2 hrs
Room Temperature: < 2 hours from collection
Refrigerated: 8 hrs
Frozen: NO
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr., Routine 2 hrs.
Reference Range Normal:
Reference Ranges: Urine Dipstick
pH 5-9
Specific Gravity 1.003-1.030
Leukocyte Esterase Negative
Nitrite Negative
Protein Negative
Glucose Negative
Ketone Negative
Bilirubin Negative
Blood Negative
Urobilinogen Trace to 1 mg/dL
Critical: Glucose or Ketones: positive in <1 mo old

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 15, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514