2014AM: Urinary Crystals: Formation, Identification and Connotation (CE: 1.0)


In this presentation, you will review urinary crystal formation and disease states associated with each crystal type. You will also learn how to identify the crystals using images and microscopic methods.


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the physiology and anatomy of the kidney and urinary system.
  • Outline various types of urinary crystals, and the microscopic results associated with each type of urinary crystal.
  • Analyze four patient case studies involving urinary crystals.



Leslie Williams, MT(ASCP)

Launched: 2014