Urinalysis Competency_weeks_2012

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Urinalysis Quizzes & Trivia

Urinalysis competency in small hospital laboratory.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Clinitest is used to test for:
    • A. 

      Ketones

    • B. 

      Leukocytes

    • C. 

      Reducing substances

    • D. 

      Bacteria

  • 2. 
    The Clinitest should routinely be performed on all pediatric patients under 5 years old.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Clinitest tablets are not specific for Glucose and will react with other reducing substances. Therefore it is important to observe the reaction at all times so that the "pass through" phenomenon is not missed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The Ictotest is a confirmation test for what substance if it appears positive on a urine dip test?
    • A. 

      Bilirubin

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Nitrites

    • D. 

      Ketones

  • 5. 
    The Acetest is a confirmation test for what substance if it appears positive on a urine dip test?
    • A. 

      Bilirubin

    • B. 

      Glucose

    • C. 

      Nitrites

    • D. 

      Ketones

  • 6. 
    It is appropriate to read all of the reactions on a urine dip stick immediately after submerging it in the urine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Check all true statements.
    • A. 

      Urine testing has no time or temperature requirements for storage.

    • B. 

      There may be some interfering substances when performing a urine dip test

    • C. 

      A urine test showing positive ketone and glucose results must be treated as a critical test result

    • D. 

      A culture is appropriate no matter how many squamous epithelial cells are seen on microscopic exam.

  • 8. 
    Select the following conditions that would cause a urine culture to be reflexed. Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      TNTC WBC on microscopic exam

    • B. 

      Negative Glucose on dip stick

    • C. 

      Positive Nitrite test on dip stick

    • D. 

      4+ bacteria on microscopic exam

  • 9. 
    Dip stick Quality control is performed once every 24 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Waxy and Broad casts observed in a urine microscopic exam could indicate chronic renal failure.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False