Pillars of U.S. Physician Office Testing - Urinalysis

Pillars of U.S. Physician Office Testing - Urinalysis

A given in near every general practitioner’s office or primary clinic, dipstick urinalysis requires only a disposable collection cup, test strip, and sink. The test is routine, simple, multiplexed and extremely low-cost (strips cost $0.05 or less each) - tested parameters include urine bilirubin, glucose, hemoglobin, ketone, leukocytes, nitrites, pH, protein, specific gravity and urobilinogen. Similar to more complex chemistry panels, dipstick urinalysis can alert clinicians to multiple conditio...