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Urinalysis

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Urine specific gravity is a scientific measure of hydration by measuring the density (concentration) of a urine sample.

A REFRACTOMETER MEASURESSPECIFIC GRAVITY AND ONLY USES ONE DROP OF URINE!

A Routine Urinalysis includes:Physical ExaminationChemical ExaminationMicroscopic Examination

A first morning void specimen typically is the most concentrated specimen and has a higher acid pH (which helps preserve the cellular components).

A urine test strip or dipstick test is a basic diagnostic tool used to determine pathological changes in a patient’s urine in standard urinalysis.A standard urine test strip may comprise up to 10 different chemical pads or reagents which react Routine testing of the urine with multiparameter strips is the first step in the diagnosis of a wide range of diseases. The analysis includes testing for the presence of proteins, glucose, ketones, haemoglobin, bilirubin, urobilinogen, acetone, nitrite and leucocytes as well as testing of pH and specific gravity or to test for infection by different pathogens

American pioneers treated earaches by pouring warm urinein their ears and then plugging them with cloth.

URINALYSIS

The urine of cats will glow under a black light

Casts are formed when protein accumulates and precipitates in kidney tubules. The most common cast that is seen is the hyaline cast.

Urine therapy, or drinking one’s own urine, is very popular in several countries. In Germany for example, nearly 5 million people regularly drink the liquid. In China, over 3 million people drink urine. Singers Jim Morrison and John Lennon and political activist Gandhi were also advocates


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