Test Code: 3020
CPT Code(s): 81001
Clinical Significance: Dipstick urinalysis is important in accessing the chemical constituents in the urine and the relationship to various disease states. Microscopic examination helps to detect the presence of abnormal urine cells and formed elements. Culture may identify the organism(s) causing infection.
Includes: Macroscopic and Microscopic Examinations - A culture is performed, when appropriate, at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87088, 87086).