Urine Red Blood Cell (RBC) Morphology

Test Methodology

  • Phase Contrast Microscopy

Running Day

  • Daily 

Turn Around Time

  • Routine: Two hours

Specimen Requirement

  • Random or early morning urine sample; must be submitted within one hour after collection

Patient Preparation

  • Mid-stream catch collection

Special Considerations

  • Clean the genitalia prior to collection of urine