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22946 Urine, Dipstick Only

Urine, Dipstick Only
Test Code: STIX
Synonyms/Keywords
RUA, Urinalysis​
Test Components
Color, Turbidity, Specific Gravity, pH, Protein, Glucose, Ketone, Bile, Blood, Urobilinogen, Esterase, and Nitrite​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No Urine​
Sage Cup
Urine Container​
10 mL​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Collection Processing Instructions
Collect fresh catheterized or clean-catch urine. Send specimen to the laboratory as soon as possible after collection. The first morning void is the preferred specimen.  Specimens should be properly labeled with the patient’s name and medical history number, date and time of collection.​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​​Urine​​Ambient
​< 2 Hours​
Refrigerated​
24 hours​
Rejection Criteria
Unlabeled or improperly labeled
Contaminated with feces or bathroom tissue​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Bloomer​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Cadott ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Chetek ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Chippewa Falls ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Colby/Abbotsford ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Cornell ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Cumberland ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
Diagnostic Treatment Center​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Atlas
​Eagle River ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Eau Claire ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Atlas/Clinitek Status
​Flambeau Hospital ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Greenwood ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Hayward ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Ladysmith Medical Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Lake Hallie ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Lakeview Medical Center ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
Marshfield​ Monday through Sunday​ Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Siemens Clinitek Atlas 10​
Menomonie​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Mercer ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Merrill Monday through Sunday​​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Minocqua ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Mosinee ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Neillsville​Monday through Sunday​​Less than 2 hours​Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Oakwood ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
Phillips​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Rhinelander ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours ​​Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Stettin ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Stevens Point ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
Stratford​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Wausau ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Wisconsin Rapids ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Wittenberg ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
Test Information
Accurate nitrite testing requires urine to remain in the bladder 4 hours prior to collection and testing.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites Color: Yellow
Turbidity: Clear
Specific Gravity: 1.002-1.030
pH: 5.0-8.0
Protein: Negative
Glucose: Negative
Ketone: Negative
Bile: Negative
Blood: Negative
Urobilinogen: Normal
Esterase: Negative
Nitrite: Negative​
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Quantity Description Comments
81003  ​
Synonyms/Keywords
RUA, Urinalysis​
Test Components
Color, Turbidity, Specific Gravity, pH, Protein, Glucose, Ketone, Bile, Blood, Urobilinogen, Esterase, and Nitrite​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Urine, Dipstick Only
​Cerner ​Urinalysis, Dipstick Only
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No Urine​
Sage Cup
Urine Container​
10 mL​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Collection Processing
Collect fresh catheterized or clean-catch urine. Send specimen to the laboratory as soon as possible after collection. The first morning void is the preferred specimen.  Specimens should be properly labeled with the patient’s name and medical history number, date and time of collection.​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​​Urine​​Ambient
​< 2 Hours​
Refrigerated​
24 hours​
Rejection Criteria
Unlabeled or improperly labeled
Contaminated with feces or bathroom tissue​
Test Components
Color, Turbidity, Specific Gravity, pH, Protein, Glucose, Ketone, Bile, Blood, Urobilinogen, Esterase, and Nitrite​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites Color: Yellow
Turbidity: Clear
Specific Gravity: 1.002-1.030
pH: 5.0-8.0
Protein: Negative
Glucose: Negative
Ketone: Negative
Bile: Negative
Blood: Negative
Urobilinogen: Normal
Esterase: Negative
Nitrite: Negative​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Bloomer​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Cadott ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Chetek ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Chippewa Falls ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Colby/Abbotsford ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Cornell ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Cumberland ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
Diagnostic Treatment Center​ ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Atlas
​Eagle River ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Eau Claire ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Atlas/Clinitek Status
​Flambeau Hospital ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Greenwood ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Hayward ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Ladysmith Medical Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Lake Hallie ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Lakeview Medical Center ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
Marshfield​ Monday through Sunday​ Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Siemens Clinitek Atlas 10​
Menomonie​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Mercer ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Merrill Monday through Sunday​​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Minocqua ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Mosinee ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Neillsville​Monday through Sunday​​Less than 2 hours​Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Oakwood ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
Phillips​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Rhinelander ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours ​​Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Stettin ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Stevens Point ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
Stratford​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Wausau ​Monday through Sunday​ ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Advantus
​Wisconsin Rapids ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
​Wittenberg ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Siemens Multistix 10/Clinitek Status
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Quantity Description Comments
81003  ​
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