Correlation of Urine Color

Color or Appearance Colorless Pale yellow Yellow Amber Deep yellow Orange Pink Red Green Blue Brown Gray Black

Possible Cause Highly dilute, recent fluid consumption Normal Normal Normal, concentrated urine Concentrated sample, riboflavin, dehydration Antibiotic, pyridium, bilirubin, anticoagulant Porphyrin, myoglobin, hemoglobin, beet pigment, rhubarb Porphyrin, myoglobin, hemoglobin, beet pigment, uroerythrin Oxidized bilirubin (biliverdin), clorets, pseudomonas infections Diagnex, methylene blue, indicant Bilirubin, hematin, methemoglobin Furazolidone, nitrofurantoin Melanin, homogenistic acid

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