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Test Listing: CULTURE URINE (NO SMEAR) RFLX



Code 2002
Test or Panel Test
Name CULTURE URINE (NO SMEAR) RFLX
Specimen Type Sterile leakproof plastic urine container and then transfer to a urine boric acid tube
Preferred Volume 4 mL
Minimum Volume (Emergencies only) 3 mL
Patient Prep N/A
Collection Procedure Aseptically collect urine. Morning first voided urine is preferred. Note time and method of collection (clean catch, straight cath, foley cath). Foley Catheter: Aspirate through disinfected tubing with a needle and syringe. Do not drain from bag. Place urine in a sterile container and then transfer to a urine boric acid tube. Male Clean Catch: Draw foreskin back (hold in this position until specimen is obtained). Begin voiding, obtain midstream urine specimen in container and transfer to a urine boric acid tube. Female Clean Catch: Separate the folds of the vulva (hold in this position until urine is obtained). Wipe the opening from front to back with four wipes. Use wipe for one stroke only. Obtain mid-stream urine specimen in container and transfer to a urine boric acid tube.
Specimen Processing Transfer urine to boric acid tube.
Storage and Transport Ambient (room temperature) or refrigerated (unpreserved specimens must be refrigerated)
Stability Room Temp Unpreserved: 2 hours, Preserved: 2 days ?Refrigerated Unpreserved: 1 day, Preserved: 2 days ?Frozen (-20 ?C) Unacceptable ?Frozen (-70 ?C) Unacceptable
Unacceptable Condition Unpreserved urines GT 2 hours at room temperature or GT 1 day refrigerated or GT 2 days preserved at room temperature.
Alternate Specimens Specimens in sterile leakproof container refrigerated
Limitations N/A
CPT Codes 87086
Interface Order Code 2002
Testing Schedule Mon-Fri
Available STAT? No
Turnaround Time 24 Hours
Methodology Culture
Alias CURNNS
Synonyms Urine Colony Count Culture

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