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A urinalysis tests the urine for color, clarity (clear or
cloudy), odor, concentration, and pH (acidity or alkalinity). It also checks
for abnormal levels of protein, sugar, and blood cells or other substances
that, if found in the urine, may mean an illness or disease somewhere in
A person may have a urinalysis:
Current as of:
August 6, 2013
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
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