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Culture- Bacterial, Urine (Suprapubic) (Updated)

Components

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

Specimen Requirements

Urine - suprapubic aspirate, Urine, kidney cystoscopy, Urine, ureter cystoscopy

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A
Stability

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

Specimen Preparation

  • Collect using standard sterile technique

Reasons for Rejection

  • Not received within specified time frame
  • Not received at proper temperature
  • Frozen specimen
  • Specimen container with needle attached

Comments

Test specifically for urine collected by sterile technique (suprapubic aspirate, bladder tap)

CPT Code

  • 87086