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Clinical Laboratory Test:
urine — urine color

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Description

Urine color is a simple test that can be used to assess a patient's health. It is a non-invasive test that can be done quickly and easily. The color of the urine can provide information about the patient's hydration status, as well as the presence of certain substances in the urine.

To obtain a urine sample, the patient should be asked to provide a clean, dry container. The patient should then urinate into the container, and the sample should be collected in a clean, dry container. The sample should be examined for color, clarity, and any other abnormalities. The color of the urine can range from pale yellow to dark yellow, and can be affected by the patient's diet, medications, and other factors.

If the urine sample is to be tested for specific substances, such as glucose or proteins, the sample should be sent to a laboratory for analysis. The laboratory will use a variety of methods to analyze the sample, such as spectrophotometry, chromatography, or immunoassay.

Some Diseases Associated with an Abnormal Urine Color
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All of the following must be considered when interpreting clinical findings and are too extensive to be covered on this site: