Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Urine: blood

Contributor(s): Annalisa Barrelet, Frank Taylor

Overview

  • To check for hematuria .

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

Dipstick
  • Immerse dipstick in urine until wet.
  • Remove and shake off excess urine.
  • Hold horizontally to avoid run-off between pads.
  • Read test at correct time interval.
    Microscopic
  • Lower the condenser on microscope to improve contrast.
  • Systematically examine entire specimen under the lower power objective, assessing quantity and type of sediment .

Availability

  • All veterinary clinics.
  • External laboratories.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers


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