Specimen: Submit first morning mid stream Urine in a special urine collection vacutainer (Boric acid) kit available from Medilab as per instructions enclosed OR sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 48 hrs
Stability (Frozen): N/A
Method: Conventional culture, Automated-MIC, MALDITOF-MS, KBDD
Price: Contact Medialb
Turnaround time (TAT): 3 days
Usage: Urine culture is used to detect or confirm the presence of a urinary tract infection, identify the organisms responsible and to perform antibiotic susceptibility studies. Even low bacterial counts are considered significant in symptomatic patients, in patients with urological problems & in those who have undergone urological procedures.
Specialty: Physician, Urologist, Nephrologist
Components: Includes ANTIBIOTIC SENSITIVITY if indicated
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required