Urine Glucose/Ketone Reagent Tests

Novel Urine Test Developed to Detect Dietary Patterns

By January 17, 2017

Researchers from the the Imperial College London, Newcastle University, and Aberystwyth University have developed a urine test that can indicate how healthy a person's diet is, according to a study published in the Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology.

New Rule Allows Patients to Access Laboratory Test Results

February 11, 2014

In a final rule relating to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), a patient or their personal representative can access their completed test reports directly from the laboratory.

Urine-Based Assay Diagnoses <i>Chlamydia</i> in 20 Minutes

December 16, 2013

A rapid and sensitive assay requiring no special equipment can detect Chlamydia trachomatis directly from urine samples with high accuracy.

Urine Test Can Identify Sodium Retention in Children

September 13, 2013

Normal stress can induce sodium retention, and a urine test can be used to identify those who may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease.

Three-Gene mRNA Signature IDs Acute Cellular Rejection

July 04, 2013

A signature composed of three-gene mRNA in urinary cells can identify kidney biopsy samples showing acute cellular rejection.

Urine Cytology Adds Little to Hematuria Investigation

April 19, 2013

Urine cytology adds little to the diagnostic value of standard hematuria investigations.

Most Docs Report Information Overload in EHR-Setting

March 06, 2013

Primary care practitioners (PCPs) using electronic health records (EHRs) are susceptible to information overload and feel that the EHR notification system makes it possible to miss test results

Urine Biomarkers May Help Diagnose Kawasaki Disease

December 28, 2012

Proteins present in urine exhibit excellent diagnostic performance for Kawasaki disease.