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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Urine culture transport tube
Urine Culture w Smear
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Microbiology    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days Daily    
When reported
Daily    
   
Sunquest code:
URNCWS
EPIC Code:
URINE: CULTURE, GRAM STAIN
   
Important notes: Urine culture tube (with boric acid) or sterile jar
Rejection criteria: Unlabeled or mislabeled specimen, leaking specimen
Transportation notes: within 2 hr RT ; 2 to 24 hr 4C
Specimen preparation:

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Last revised 09/11/2013