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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

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:  Urine container and BD transport tube

Specimen: 10 mL from a random urine collection in a urine container. No preservative. and 4ml urine in BD       Transport tube.

Transport Temperature:  Refrigerated.

Computer Interface Code

PDM # 5600046