Culture, Bacterial, Urine
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Routine urine culture.
To identify the pathogenic bacterial organisms in the urine as an indicator for appropriate therapeutic interventions to treat urinary tract infections.
Urine collected in a sterile plastic collection container. Transport tubes containing a preservative are highly recommended if testing will not occur within 2 hr of collection.
(Method: Culture on selective and enriched media) Negative: no growth.
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Culture, Bacterial, Urine." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425383/all/Culture__Bacterial__Urine.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Culture, Bacterial, Urine. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425383/all/Culture__Bacterial__Urine. Accessed April 25, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Culture, Bacterial, Urine. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425383/all/Culture__Bacterial__Urine
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Culture, Bacterial, Urine [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425383/all/Culture__Bacterial__Urine.
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