Urine samples and urinalysis
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Urine samples and urinalysis

Martin J Steggall Head of Department, Applied Biological Sciences, City University, and clinical nurse specialist, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London

Urinalysis is a routine screening and diagnostic tool that can be used to identify infections and diseases. This article discusses methods of collecting and testing urine using reagent strips and provides a guide for interpreting the results.

Nursing Standard. 22, 14, 42-45. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.



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