Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 17, 2019 @ 10:13 am

4020

Culture, Urine

Specimen:Collect:
  • Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Random Urine in Urine Vacutainer
Submit:
  • 15 mL (Min:5 mL) Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 5 mL (Min:3 mL) Random Urine in Urine Vacutainer. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Clean catch midstream or catheter collection in sterile container.

    Urine in Urine Vacutainer: Submit refrigerated (48 hours) or ambient (48 hours).
Stability:Ambient: 1 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Culture
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87086
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 4020 - URINE CULTURE
  • 4909 - REVIEW INDICATED
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