Urinary Casts: Definition & Types


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Urinary casts are formed where?

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1. A hyaline cast is composed of which of the following?

2. Which of the following is most likely to be found in a WBC cast?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to determine what you know about urinary casts. The different types of casts are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are covered on the quiz:

  • The makeup of a hyaline cast
  • Where urinary casts are formed
  • Color of RBC casts
  • The meaning of 'pyelonephritis'

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what would be found in a WBC cast
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on urinary casts, such as where they're formed
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of urinary casts, like WBC and RBC casts

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