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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