Preliminary results are reported in 18-24 hours. Negative results are reported after 2 days.
Aerobic Culture, Suprapubic Urine
Bladder Tap Urine, Routine Culture
Culture, Urine, Suprapubic, Aerobic
ID All Urine Culture
Routine Culture, Suprapubic Urine
SPECIAL URINE CULTURE
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To isolate and identify organisms causing urinary tract infection
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Patient prep: prepare sterile aspiration site. Specimen type: bladder tap, ureter aspirate, suprapubic aspirate. Indicate on the requisition if the patient is renal, nephrology or transplant patient. Specify current antibiotic therapy, and clinical diagnosis.
Collect bladder tap, ureter aspirate, or suprapubic aspirate following sterile preparation of aspiration site. For optimum recovery, send immediately. If specimen must be stored, refrigerate immediately after specimen collection. Indicate on the requisition if the patient is renal, nephrology or transplant patient.