Immunology services at St George’s and Epsom and St Helier Hospitals are merging into one service, which will be located at St George’s Hospital. This is taking place during October and November.
SPA (Urine Suprapubic Aspirate)
|Category||Bacteriology Medical Microbiology|
|Reporting frequency||TAT 1-2 days for culture, microscopy available same day|
Use for SPA (Suprapubic Aspirate), mid stream urine (MSU), clean catch urine (CCU), catheter urine (CSU), illestomy, ureteric
For 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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