Test Preparation For Optimal Results:
Urinalysis-Complete with Microscopic Examination
A urinalysis is done to detect abnormalities in the urine and to look for and manage kidney disease, urinary tract infections (common cause of mental changes, especially in the elderly). A urinalysis is used to check for crystals, bacteria and other organisms in. It also looks for cloudiness, unusual odors, acid concentration and protein levels. This is an excellent screening test to assess for systemic diseases such as diabetes and inflammatory diseases adjacent to the urinary tract. A urinalysis is one of several basic health screening tests and is extremely useful when evaluating overall health and well-being.