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Test Code UAX Urinalysis with Reflex to Urine Culture

Important Note

Must sent both Urinalysis tube and BD Urine Culture Transport Tube

Additional Codes

Sunrise Clinical Manager (SCM) Orderable:  

AllScripts (AEHR) Orderable:  Urinalysis w/Reflex urine culture

Performing Laboratory

Northwell Health Laboratories



Microbiology culture


The specimen will reflex to culture if any one of the following criteria is present: -

  • Nitrite positive,
  • Leukocyte Esterase positive,
  • Blood Positive
  • or the WBC 's are greater than 5 cells/hpf.

Reference Values

See report.

Test Classification and CPT Coding


87086 if required

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Preferred: BD Vacutainer Urine Preservative tube and BD urine transport culture tube


                            Urine in standard urine collection cup

Specimen:  10 mL from a random urine (5 mL min) for UA and 4 mL in culture tube for culture

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated.

Stability: 24 hrs Refregerated


Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5600046