Performing a complete urinalysis as part of the minimum database is important in healthy and sick patients. A technical and medical review of urine sediment analysis using manual and automated microscopy will be discussed. Case examples will illustrate the value of performing complete urinalysis in an objective, consistent and timely manner.


Discuss why the complete urinalysis is a critical part of the minimum database in clinically healthy and sick dogs and cats.
Discuss the importance of performing a urinalysis in a timely manner and urine sediment analysis with an objective, consistent, automated microscopic methodology. that is automated microscopy.
Provide an overview of the technical aspects of the IDEXX SediVue Dx™ Urine Sediment Analyzer and review the medical algorithm used in identification of cellular elements
Review of case examples to illustrate the usefulness of performing a urinalysis in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urogenital system"