SPA (Urine Suprapubic Aspirate)
Container:Boric Acid and Urine Cup, 10ml, (Red)
Collection conditions:Use for SPA (Suprapubic Aspirate), mid stream urine (MSU), clean catch urine (CCU), catheter urine (CSU), illestomy, ureteric -
Min vol:For small volume samples <10ml, such as paediatric patients, use 60ml non boric acid container.
Reporting Frequency:TAT 1-2 days for culture, microscopy available same day
Additional informationFor surgically obtained urine samples, please ring the lab before sending the sample and request as urgent. Sample stability - 1 week. Specimens that are not processed will be retained in the laboratory for up to 48 hours after the report is issued
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Last updated July 11, 2017