Definition: Urinalysis

Urinalysis

(Análisis de orina)

A urinalysis is a laboratory examination of a person's urine. Analyzing the urine's chemical contents - like sugar and protein - and the types and amounts of cells it contains, helps doctors diagnose a number of medical conditions including diabetes, urinary tract infections, and kidney diseases.

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