Urine Hyaline Casts

T088  |   Insurance Risk Assessment  |   Urinalysis

Risk assessment value

Casts from in the renal tubules and collectin ducst as protein, cells or cellular debris agglutinate and are flushed loose by urine flow. Excessive numbers of casts are associated with renal disease.

Normal results

0 LPF

Abnormal results

Hyaline casts are associated with renal parechymal disease, inflammation, and trauma to the glumerular capillary membrane.

Additional tests

Clinical evaluation.

Sample needed

Random urine specimen.

Sample stability

Seven days at room temperature; indefinitely when frozen.

Method & instrument

Digital imaging, IRIS Sprint.

Interfering factors

None.

Purpose

To help detect renal or urinary tract disease.

Expected range

0 LPF