A routine urinalysis (UA) can reveal diseases that have gone unnoticed because they do not produce striking signs or symptoms. Examples include diabetes, various forms of kidney disease, and chronic urinary tract infections. A routine urinalysis consists of three distinct testing phases:
Fasting is not required for this test. This test may be performed at any time of the day; a first, morning void is not necessary.
Certain medicines change the color of urine which is not necessarily a sign of disease. Your doctor may tell you to stop taking certain medications and supplements that can affect test results. These can include:
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