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Culture, Urine

Mnemonic:    [C URINE]
Name:    Culture, Urine
Specimen:     Submit a clean voided or catheter sample in a sterile container. May use a BD transport tube to extend stability to 48 hours.
Reference Range:    No Growth
  Method:    Bacteriologic Culture With Colony Count
Note:    Specify if its a clean voided specimen or cath specimen. For suprapubic aspirate, order as fluid /wound. Deliver immediately or hold refrigerated up to 24 hours.Reported at 2 days.

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