Understand Your Test

Urine Examination (Urinalysis)

Formal Name

 Urinalysis

Why Get Tested?

To screen for, help diagnose and/or monitor several diseases and conditions, such as kidney disorders or urinary tract infections (UTIs).

When To Get Tested?

When you have symptoms, such as abdominal pain, back pain, frequent or painful urination; sometimes as part of a health examination, pregnancy check-up, hospital admission, or pre-surgical work-up.