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Urinalysis (cont.)

Urinalysis Used in Diagnosis and Screening

Urinalysis is very a useful test in the diagnosis of and screening for many diseases and conditions.

Results of a urinalysis may be helpful in:

  • diagnosing urinary tract infections (UTIs),
  • diagnosing kidney stones,
  • screening for and evaluating many types of kidney diseases, and
  • monitoring the progression of diseases such as diabetes mellitus and high blood pressure (hypertension).
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/12/2014

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