The First-line Test for the Diagnosis and Management of Hematuria

MicroVysion® routinely examines all urine specimens to rule out cancer. It is also a quantitative, analytical test proven to be useful in the diagnosis of infections, inflammatory conditions, diseases of the kidney, and a wide variety of systemic or chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and immune processes such as lupus.

Combines laboratory disciplines into one multi-discipline approach.

  • Urine cytology using papanicolaou and acid hematoxylin stains and routine urine analysis enhanced by special chemistry.

MicroVysion is a complete urine analysis that differentiates between hematuria originating from kidney or other areas of the urinary tract.

  • Special chemistry to determine health of kidneys
  • Qualitative sediment analysis to rule out the presence of cancer
  • Microscopic review by cytotechnologist and pathologist

Hematuria may occur as a result of many conditions, such as:

  • Stones occurring in the kidney or bladder
  • Kidney disease (primary and hereditary)
  • Primary tumors of the bladder
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Obstructive uropathology
  • Medications and toxins
  • Metastatic cancers
  • Infections
  • Trauma