Urine Culture

Microbiology Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

2-5 Calendar Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Urine Culture
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Urine from donors to be tested for potential pathogens.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

URINE CULTURE 1

6080

URINE CULTURE 2

6081

URINE CULTURE 3

6082

Method Description
  • Plated Media Method
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 87086
STAT Allowed
No
Draw Status

All Sample Types

Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Urine in urine tube w/75mg boric acid tablet
Unacceptable Sample Type
Unacceptable
  • Urine in Red Tiger Top Tube
Sample Stability
Cultures should be set up within 72 hours of collection for best results.
Transport
Ambient
Notes
Specimens collected during recovery of solid organs.