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Comparison and interpretation of urinalysis performed by a nephrologist versus a hospital-based clinical laboratory.

Tsai JJ, Yeun JY, Kumar VA, Don BR. Comparison and interpretation of urinalysis performed by a nephrologist versus a hospital-based clinical laboratory. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005;46(5):820-829. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2005.07.039

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January 18, 2006
Tsai JJ, Yeun JY, Kumar VA, et al. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005;46(5):820-829.
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This study demonstrated that laboratory-performed urinalyses were often inaccurate in comparison to those interpreted by nephrologists. The authors advocate for either greater training of this expertise among physicians or improved training among laboratory technicians to reduce the potential for diagnostic errors.

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Tsai JJ, Yeun JY, Kumar VA, Don BR. Comparison and interpretation of urinalysis performed by a nephrologist versus a hospital-based clinical laboratory. Am J Kidney Dis. 2005;46(5):820-829. doi:10.1053/j.ajkd.2005.07.039

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