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Publications, journal articles and materials regarding urinalysis.

Urine Specimen Collection

  • Urinalysis; Approved Guideline – Third Edition. CLSI Document GP16-A3. (ISBN 1-56238-687-5). Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute.

Urine Preservation

  • Clinical evaluation of a urine transport kit with lyophilized preservative for culture, urinalysis and sediment microscopy. – Weinstein MP – Diag Microbiol Infect Dis. 1985;3:501-508
  • Quality assurance in urinalysis. Haber MH. Clinics in Lab Med. 1988;8:432-436
  • Timeliness of urinalysis – Howanitz PJ, et al. A College of American Pathologists Q-Probes study of 346 small hospitals.Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1997;121:667-672
  • Is a preservative required for routine urinalysis? Rafael J, et al. Am J Clin Pathol. 1997;108:344.

Analytical Process

  • Quantitative urine particle analysis: integrative approach for the optimal combination of automation with UF-100 and microscopic review with KOVA cell chamber. – Ottiger C, Huber AR.  – Clin Chem. 2003 Apr;49(4):617-23.
  • Evaluation of the Sysmex UF-100 automated urinalysis analyzer.  Ben-Ezra J, Bork L, McPherson RA.  – Clin Chem. 1998;44 (1):92-5.
  • Evaluation of a standardized procedure for counting microscopic cells in body fluids
    Emerson JF, Emerson SS. J Clin Lab Anal. 19 (12): 267-275, 2005
  • Quantitative urine particle analysis: integrative approach for the optimal combination of automation with UF-100 and microscopic review with Kova cell chamber – Ottiger C, Huber AR. Clin Chem. 49 (4): 617-623, 2003
  • Zell- und PartikelzählungimUrin: Vergleich von Durchfluss-Zytometrie UF-100, KOVA-Zählkammersystem und Urinsediment (Article in German) – Ottiger C, Huber AR. Labmed. 2003: 172-176, 2003
  • Evaluation of the Sysmex UF-100 automated urinalysis analyzer – Ben-Ezra J et al. Clin Chem. 44 (1): 92-95, 1998
  • Comparison of various methods for the enumeration of blood cells in urine – McGinley M et al. J Clin Lab Anal. 6 (6): 359-361, 1992
  • Disposable plastic and reusable glass hemacytometers for cell counts – Bertholf MF, Kao KJ. Lab Med. 22 (12): 864-868, 1991
  • Quantitative urine microscopic examination using disposable counting chamber for diagnosis of urinary tract infection (Article in Japanese) – Hida Y et al. RinshoByori. 43 (12): 1273-1278, Dec 1995
  • Evaluation of yellow IIS/model 450 for routine urinalysis (Article in Chinese) – Huang LY et al. Chung Hua I HsuehTsaChih (Taipei). 53 (6 Suppl B): 23-30, Jun 1994
  • Reliability of pyuria detection method – Saito A, Kawada Y. Infection. 22 (Suppl): S36-37, 1994
  • On the performance and reliability of mechanized urine test strip measurement in comparison with visual reading – Marx AM et al. J ClinChemClinBiochem. 27 (7): 433-443, Jul 1989
  • Use of KOVA-Slide II with grid and uncentrifuged segmented urine specimens in the diagnosis of nongonococcal urethritis: a quantitative technique – Perera SA. Sex Transm Dis. 12 (1): 14-8, Jan-Mar 1985
  • Examination of urine sediment using the MD-KOVA system (Article in German) – Bauer HW. Med Welt. 33 (24): 875-878, Jun 18 1982
  • MD-KOVA system for analysis of urine sediments (Article in German) – Bauer HW. Med Lab (Stuttg). 35 (2): 31-35, 1982
  • Test strips for rationalising microscopic tests of urinary sediment (Article in German) – Kutter D. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 105 (36): 1246-1249, Sep 5 1980

QC Best Practices

  • Quality control in professional practice in clinical chemistry: a companion text, Miller WG. ed DR Dufour.Washington, DC: AACC Press, 1999:12-1 to 12-22
  • Quality control of test systems waived by the clinical laboratory improvement amendments of 1988. Perceptions and practices. LaBeau KM, et al. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2000;124:1122-1127
  • User Protocol for Evaluation of Qualitative Test Performance; Approved
  • Guideline—Second Edition. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI).  CLSI document EP12-A2 (ISBN 1-56238-654-9). Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  • Commutability limitations influence quality control results with different reagent lots. – Miller WG, Erek A, Cunningham TD, et al.  – Clin Chem. 2011;57:76-83