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Epic Number LAB239 URINE CULTURE

Specimen Type Name

Urine

Container Name

Sterile Container
Alternative: Gray Top

Preferred Volume

10 mL

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Useful For

Diagnosis of urinary tract infections
Quantitative culture results may be helpful in discriminating
contamination, colonization, and infection.

Additional Information

Clean catch collection

Specimen Stability

Grey top at RT (15-25 C) 12Hours
Refrigerated (2-8 C) 48 Hours

Test Schedule

Daily

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated