Equis ISSN 2398-2977

Urine: pH

Contributor(s): Annalisa Barrelet, Rose Raskin, Frank Taylor

Overview

  • Urine pH is a crude index of body acid-base balance and is influenced by the diet.

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • Immerse dipstick in urine.
  • Remove and shake off excess urine.
  • Hold horizontal to avoid run-off between pads.
  • Alternatively, pipette urine droplet on to each pad.
  • Read test at correct time interval.
    Refrigerated sample must be equilibriated to room temperature

Availability

  • All veterinary practices.
  • External laboratories.

Result Data

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Further Reading


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