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Urine test


Definition:

Urine chemistry refers to a group of tests performed on a urine sample.



Alternative Names:

Chemistry - urine



How the test is performed:

For this test, a clean-catch (midstream) urine sample is needed. For more information, see: Urine collection - clean catch .

Your doctor will order certain tests, which will be done on the urine sample in a laboratory.



How the test will feel:



Why the test is performed:



Normal Values:

Note: Normal value ranges may vary slightly among different laboratories. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results.



What abnormal results mean:



What the risks are:



Special considerations:




Review Date: 8/14/2007
Reviewed By: Charles Silberberg, DO, Private Practice specializing in Nephrology, Affiliated with NY Medical College, Division of Nephrology, Valhalla, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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