November 07, 2017

3 Components of a Complete Urinalysis

Jennifer Ogeer, DVM, MSS, MBA, MA, medical affairs marketing manager for IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., talks about the 3 components of a complete urinalysis. 
 


Jennifer Ogeer, DVM, MSS, MBA, MA, medical affairs marketing manager for IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., talks about the 3 components of a complete urinalysis. 

1) Physical examination: to look at clarity, color, urine specific gravity, etc.
2) Chemical examination: to look for presence of glucose, white blood cells, red blood cells, etc.
3) Microscopic examination: to look at bacteria, crystals, etc.

These should be part of every minimum database that every veterinarian performs on a patient during a wellness test.

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