Urinalysis is a diagnostic tool used to detect and manage various disorders including:
The test is a quick and economical way of monitoring patient progress to see whether or not certain conditions are improving.
There are three primary methods used to examine the sample:
The doctor will look for any abnormalities in appearance or smell which can indicate an infection or blood in your urine.
The doctor will insert a chemically treated stick in your sample and it will change colour depending on the substances present in the urine. The test looks out for:
In this exam, urine is placed under the microscope to look out for: