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u·ri·nal·y·sis

 (yo͝or′ə-năl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. u·ri·nal·y·ses (-sēz′)
Laboratory analysis of urine, used to aid in the diagnosis of disease or detect the presence of a specific substance, such as an illegal drug.

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urinalysis

(ˌjʊərɪˈnælɪsɪs) or

uranalysis

n, pl -ses (-ˌsiːz)
(Medicine) med analysis of the urine to test for the presence of disease by the presence of protein, glucose, ketones, cells, etc
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u•ri•nal•y•sis

(ˌyʊər əˈnæl ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
a diagnostic analysis of urine.
[1885–90; urine + (an) alysis]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.urinalysis - (medicine) the chemical analysis of urine (for medical diagnosis)urinalysis - (medicine) the chemical analysis of urine (for medical diagnosis)
diagnosing, diagnosis - identifying the nature or cause of some phenomenon
chemical analysis, qualitative analysis - the act of decomposing a substance into its constituent elements
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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Translations

urinalysis

[jʊərəˈnælɪsɪs] N (urinalyses (pl)) [ˌjʊərɪˈnælɪsiːz]análisis m inv de orina
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u·ri·nal·y·sis

n. urinálisis, examen de orina.
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urinalysis

n (pl -ses) análisis m de orina
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While the cross-city comparisons indicated significant under reporting of cocaine use, the reporting rate-the relationship between self-reports and urinalysis results-was stable interjurisdictionally (Rosenfeld and Decker, 1993).
Psychemedics's corporate profile claims that its "no-nonsense" hair test is "five to ten times more effective at detecting drug abusers than urinalysis." But Psychemedics, like other hair-testing companies, provides little in the way of hard evidence to support such assertions.
For most parents and teenagers, hair analysis is less intrusive and embarrassing than urinalysis. "It's probably the friendliest drug test a person will ever take," says one business executive, who plans to use the test in his own family.
The testing technology of hair, a radioimmunoassay screen followed by ultra-sensitive gas chromatography/mass spectrometry procedures for confirmation, mirrors the testing procedures conducted with urinalysis. Increased detection levels and other benefits are due to the stability of drugs in hair.
In addition to short-term abstention, drug users have learned that they can evade detection by urinalysis by substituting a clean urine sample, drinking excessive fluid prior to the test, or tampering with the specimen.
The FAAs official reason for not supporting random alcohol testing, as published in the Federal Register, was that the ineffectiveness of a urinalysis alcohol test would mean that a blood test and breathalyzer test would have to be administered-making the testing program too expensive.
In one study that analyzed urinalysis results from patients at multiple institutions, manual sediment examination (usually triggered by an abnormal dipstick test result) provided new information 66 percent of the time.
Of interest in the current study under review (Shalom et al., 2014) is the use of the kappa statistic for measuring agreement between raters on a urinalysis method.
25, 2014): Quality Research Associates does not conduct urinalysis tests on individuals in drunken-driving diversion programs.
Current government regulations in place stipulate that urinalysis remains the only universally accepted and sharable method of drug testing for transportation companies.
In interpreting the urinalysis (UA), it is important to understand that the tests for nitrites are specific but not sensitive.