Department: 
Microbiology
Laboratory: 
Microbiology
Tube Colour: 
Urine
Pseudonyms: 
Urine culture/microscopy (MSU)
Test Code: 
U
Availability: 
Daily
Collection Requirements: 
Urine - 20-30 mls in sterile container. Send to laboratory within 2hrs of collection (refrigerate if delayed)
Requires own tube?: 
No
Internal Spec Code: 
U
Fee: 
Medicare rebatable
Reference Range: 
Notes: 
Specimens must be labelled according to type_x000D_i.e. MSU, CSU, suprapubic, paediatric SPA bag. Urine cell count reference range red blood cells < 13x10^6/L white blood cells < 2x10^6/L Catheter specimens other than "in-out" gene