Why is a urinalysis test done for a overactive bladder?

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Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine
A urinalysis is a test of urine that can reveal the presence of blood, sugar or infection in the urinary tract and other systems. The urine sample may be observed for its physical characteristics and chemistry, as well as the presence of germs or other signs of disease that may be contributing to symptoms of an overactive bladder.

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