The basic analysis of urine
The urine is easily accessible biological liquid. Valuable information about a condition of organism and its metabolism can be obtained by its analysis. The urine examination belongs to basic clinic-biochemical procedures for a determination of diagnosis, and monitoring of disease process and its treatment. At the urine analysis we utilize the entire spectrum of methods from the simplest color and clots test tube reactions to demanding and automated methods, such as the flow cytometry or immune-chemical analysis are.
Normally in the urine we quantitatively examine glucose, haemoglobin, ketones, and bile pigments. Those substances occurred in a negligible amount at a healthy person, at pathologic states their concentration increases.
With testing stripes we can set the following parameters in the urine:
- haemoglobin, erythrocytes
- ascorbic acid