|Methodology:||Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction.|
|Performed:||UTI panel will be run only once a day at 8 am and the results will be released before 5 pm.|
|Reported:||1 business day. Susceptibility will follow.|
Collect: Clean catch midstream urine specimen in a Sterile Urine Container- 0.5 ml
Specimen Preparation: The patient should not have urinated for at least an hour before the urine specimen is collected. Collection date and time required. Send Urine in a sterile container to Accu Reference Medical lab.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Stability: Room temperature 24 hours, Refrigerated 5 days.
Comment: Specimens that will be received on Friday evening and weekends, will be run on Monday morning.
NOTE: * This test is not available for New York patients, please refer to test code URCU/URCS for specimen requirements.*
|CPT Code(s):||87798 x 12, 87500 x 2, 87505, 87640, 87652|
|Test Panel Components||Acinetobacter baumannii, Citrobacter freundii, Enterobacter aerogenes, Enterobacter cloacae, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella oxytoca, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Morganella morganii, Proteus mirabilis, Proteus vulgaris, Providencia stuartii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococcus faecalis, Enterococcus faecium, Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Streptococcus agalactiae, Candida albicans|