Which lab studies are indicated in the workup of bladder dysfunction?

Updated: Jan 04, 2019
  • Author: Gregory T Carter, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Elizabeth A Moberg-Wolff, MD  more...
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Answer

Laboratory studies indicated in the workup of a patient with neurogenic bladder dysfunction include the following:

  • Urinalysis and urine culture with sensitivity to rule out infection

  • 24-Hour creatinine clearance

  • Residual urine volume


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