A urinalysis was performed as part of a regular health check of a 14-year-old Standardbred gelding.
The dipstick test was unremarkable. USG by refractometry=
1.034; pH = 9.0.
Image: Urine sediment analysis, unstained urine sample , ×40
What are the boat-shaped to ovoid structures?
2 What is the origin of the spherical structure?
3 What happens when diluted (5–10%) acetic acid is
added to the sediment?
4 What is the clinical importance of these structures?