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Urine Culture

Laboratory : Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation :
URINE MMIC2
Specimen Type:
Urine
Tube Type:
Urine Container
Collection Volume:
2.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Specimen received in unsterile container. Specimen older than 2 hours without refrigeration; Specimens > 24 hours
Storage:
Refrigerated or Ambient up to 24 hours if stored in a urine C&S transport tube.
Availability:
Daily, 24 hours
Methodology:
Culture
Special Instructions:
Specify if urine was obtained by catheter or CCMS
Lab/Phone:
330-746-9623
TAT:
48 hours
Additional Info:
2 cultures containing 100,000 CFU/mL of the same organism is 95% confirmatory.
CPT Code:
87086
Synonyms:
Cath urine; Midstream urine; Clean catch urine culture
 Specimen Collection Procedures: