Lab Test : Urine Culture Catheterized Routine

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Culture, and colony count. Susceptibility it warranted.
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937) 641-3902
SQ Code:UCCA
Available:Daily, 24 hours
Turnaround:Preliminary report at 1 day. Negative cultures are finalized at 2 days, positives as identified.
Specimen:Catheterized urine
Volume:0.2mL
Container:Sterile container
Temperature:Room temperature, transport within 30 minutes. Refrigerate if delay in transport.
Rejection:Submitted in a non-sterile container.
Frozen specimen
Normal:No growth at 2 days.
Uses:Isolate and identify microorganisms causing urinary tract infections.
Limitations:Antibiotic therapy may inhibit growth. Bacteria in numbers less than 1000 colonies / mL. are not detected.
Method:Culture
 

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