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Culture- Bacterial, Urine (Clean-catch or bagged)


Name Method Department Units
Culture, Urine A Standard microbiologic culture media and techniques
CMI, Microbiology

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Specimen Requirements

Urine- clean catch, Urine- bagged collection, Urine, indwelling catheter

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume

Sterile container

N/A 1 mL

Room temperature - 2 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 24 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Frozen specimen
  • Not received at proper temperature
  • Not received within specified time frame


Instruct patient or parent/guardian in proper collection procedures for mid-stream urine collections.

CPT Code

  • 87086