Urine storage under refrigeration preserves the sample in chemical, cellularity and bacteriuria analysis of ACS

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Karen Cristina Barcellos Ribeiro ; Bruno Rotondo Levenhagem Serabion ; Eduardo Lima Nolasco ; Chislene Pereira Vanelli ; Harleson Lopes de Mesquita ; José Otávio do Amaral Corrêa (2013)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Patologia Clínica
  • Journal: Jornal Brasileiro de Patologia e Medicina Laboratorial (issn: 1678-4774)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1676-24442013000600006
  • Subject: piúria | RB1-214 | uroanálise | Pathology | armazenamento da urina | hematúria | cristalúria

INTRODUCTION: The analysis of urine abnormal constituents and sediment (ACS) comprises tests of great diagnostic and prognostic value in clinical practice. When the analysis of ACS cannot be performed within two hours after collection, the sample must be preserved in or... View more
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