Microscopic Urinalysis – Section 3 of “Urinalysis: Procedures and Correlations, 2nd Edition”
Self-Study 179.1 – Basic Level
Contact Hours (Points): 3
Written by Linda J. McCown, PhD, MLS(ASCP)CM
Portions of this course was originally written by Malva Waters, MS, MT(ASCP) and Marji Rapp, MT(ASCP). Published 2007. Revised 2015.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION 2: MICROSCOPIC URINALYSIS
Urinary Sediment; Procedure; Sediment Preparation and Examination; Brightfield Microscopy; Polarized Microscopy; Phase Contrast Microscopy; Interference Contrast Microscopy; Cytocentrifugation and Pap Stain; STAINING OF URINARY SEDIMENT: Automated Microscopic Analysis; FORMED ELEMENTS: Epithelial Cells; Blood Cells; Casts; Crystals; Other Formed Elements; Contaminants; QUALITY ASSURANCE: Historical; Procedure Manual; Reference Controls; Proficiency Testing; Competency Testing; Quality Assurance Parameters for Urinalysis; Specimen Collection; Reagents and Stains; Chemical and Confirmatory Tests; Microscopic Examination; Equipment and Glassware; Record Keeping; Acceptance Limits