urine specimen collection
Summary: Methods or procedures used to obtain samples of URINE.
Md Ralib A, Pickering J, Shaw G, Endre Z. The urine output definition of acute kidney injury is too liberal. Crit Care. 2013;17:R112 pubmed publisher
..This suggests that the current AKI urine output definition is too liberally defined. Shorter urine collection intervals may be used to define AKI using lower urine output thresholds. ..
Desai D, Gilbert B, McBride C. Paediatric urinary tract infections: Diagnosis and treatment. Aust Fam Physician. 2016;45:558-63 pubmed
..Early diagnosis with appropriate urine specimen collection techniques, investigations and treatment is necessary for prevention of renal damage and recurrence...
Kaufman J, Fitzpatrick P, Tosif S, Hopper S, Donath S, Bryant P, et al
. Faster clean catch urine collection (Quick-Wee method) from infants: randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2017;357:j1341 pubmed publisher
..b>Trial registration Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry ACTRN12615000754549. ..
Gina P, Randall P, Muchinga T, Pooran A, Meldau R, Peter J, et al
. Early morning urine collection to improve urinary lateral flow LAM assay sensitivity in hospitalised patients with HIV-TB co-infection. BMC Infect Dis. 2017;17:339 pubmed publisher
..001). LF-LAM specificity was not determined. This proof of concept study indicates that EMU could improve the sensitivity of LF-LAM in hospitalised TB-HIV co-infected patients. These data have implications for clinical practice. ..
Kannangara D, Ramasamy S, Indraratna P, Stocker S, Graham G, Jones G, et al
. Fractional clearance of urate: validation of measurement in spot-urine samples in healthy subjects and gouty patients. Arthritis Res Ther. 2012;14:R189 pubmed publisher
..Spot-FCU determinations may provide useful correlates in studies investigating molecular mechanisms underpinning the observed range of efficiencies of the kidneys in clearing urate from the blood. ACTRN12611000743965. ..
Carignan C, Butt C, Stapleton H, Meeker J, Mínguez Alarcón L, Williams P, et al
. Influence of storage vial material on measurement of organophosphate flame retardant metabolites in urine. Chemosphere. 2017;181:440-446 pubmed publisher
Hang J, Charu V, Zhang M, Vandenbussche C. Digital image analysis supports a nuclear-to-cytoplasmic ratio cutoff value of 0.5 for atypical urothelial cells. Cancer Cytopathol. 2017;125:710-716 pubmed publisher
..Individual laboratories using different cytopreparation methods may require independent validation of the N:C ratio cutoff value. Cancer Cytopathol 2017;125:710-6. © 2017 American Cancer Society. ..
Huneeus A, Fernández M, Schilling A, Parra P, Zakharova A. [Adolescents find it easy to collect their own samples to study sexually transmitted infections]. Rev Chilena Infectol. 2017;34:116-119 pubmed publisher
..Given self-collected sampling's good acceptability, it could be successfully used when these programs are implemented. ..
Olde Engberink R, van den Hoek T, van Noordenne N, van den Born B, Peters Sengers H, Vogt L. Use of a Single Baseline Versus Multiyear 24-Hour Urine Collection for Estimation of Long-Term Sodium Intake and Associated Cardiovascular and Renal Risk. Circulation. 2017;136:917-926 pubmed publisher
..This finding had significant consequences for the association between sodium intake and long-term cardiovascular and renal outcomes. ..