Specimen: Submit first morning mid stream Urine in a special urine collection vacutainer (Boric acid) kit available from LPL as per instructions enclosed OR sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 24 hrs
Stability (Frozen): N/A
Method: Conventional culture, Automated-MIC, MALDITOF-MS, KBDD. Automated Strip test, Chemical, Light microscopy
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 3 days
Usage: Urine culture and analysis is used to detect or confirm the presence of a urinary tract infection, renal damage diabetes and to 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 and Routine analysis
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required