| The turbidity of the urine sample is gauged subjectively
and reported as: clear, slightly cloudy, cloudy, opaque, or flocculent.
| Normally, fresh urine is clear to very slightly cloudy.
Excess turbidity results from the presence of suspended particles in the
urine. The cause can usually be determined based on the results of the
microscopic urine sediment examination.|
| Common causes of abnormal turbidity include :