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4834 Blood in urine

Code and name of test:

4834 Blood in urine

Description:

The detection of blood in urine is based on the peroxidative action of haemoglobin or myoglobin, which catalyses the oxidation of the TMB indicator, resulting in a coloured compound that causes a change to green of the related area on the strip. The haematuria can be microscopic or macroscopic.

Usefulness:

  • A tool in the detection of kidney and urogenital tract disorders

Bibliography

  • Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Manual Prof. doc. honoris causa Sabin Ghergariu, PhD, Prof. Alexandru Pop, PhD, Head of Works Chemist Laszlo Kadar, Prof. Marina Spinu, PhD

Specimens:

urine sample

Response time:

1 business day, depending on the number of samples

Methodology:

quality test