Urine Analysis Lab
To identify kidney disorders by analyzing urine samples.
★ Benedict’s Test Positive test for glucose is indicated by an orange colour ★ Biuret Test Positive test for protein is indicated by violet pink color ★ pH paper use the ph card to determine the pH of the sample
★ Spot plate
★ 2 pipettes
★ Bunsen burner
★ Samples of Urine
★ Test Tubes
★ 150ml Beaker
1. Sample W has diabetes mellitus, because it glucose content in it, this type diabetes is characterized by having glucose in urine. Sample W will be Type 1 Diabetes. 2. Sample Y is from a person with Diabetes Insipidus because of the light yellow colour, which is caused by a high amount of water being in the urine. It is usually caused by your body not responding to ADH, or your body not having ADH. THe hormone that is responsible for triggering the reabsorption of water 3. Sample Z has nephritis because it has traces of protein. In healthy urine, protein molecules are filtered into the Bowman's Capsule, since they are too large to fit through the membrane of the capillaries. That means the protein molecules passed the membrane, which only happen if the capillaries have bursted/ruptured. 4. Sample Z belongs to loses a tremendous amount of water while exercising because of the colour of the urine, which is close to orange. The closer to orange urine is, means the more concentrated the molecules in the urine are. Due to the lack of water in the urine.
5. The kidney is made of tiny millions of nephrons so then our kidney is able to have more surface area to filtrate a lot more in our kidney. It helps us get rid of the bad things in our body a lot faster and a lot easier. 6. Three things that are in a healthy person urine is clear urine, salts, and urea. It makes a person healthy if it has those 3 things in their urine. ...
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