Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: April 15, 2024 @ 9:13 am

4120

Culture, Urine Catheter

Specimen:Collect:
  • Catheter Urine in Sterile Specimen Container

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

Also Acceptable:
  • 4 mL (Min:3 mL) Catheter Urine in Urine Vacutainer. Submit Refrigerated.
  • 15 mL (Min:3 mL) Catheter Urine in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Catheter collection in sterile container.
    Additional sources invasively collected urines. Nephrostomy tube suprapubic bladder aspiration.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Non-catheter urine specimens.
    Clean catch urine specimens correct test code 4020.
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Culture
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87086
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 4120 - URINE CULTURE CATH
  • 4190 - REVIEW INDICATED
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