Sample type and Volume required:
MSU, clean catch urine, pad, suprapubic aspirate, nephrostomy, bag, Iieal conduit-urostomy.
Special sample instructions:
A minimum of 5mL in a sterile universal container is required for processing.
Storage and transport:
Samples should be transported to the laboratory as soon as possible after collection. Specimens which are > 48 hours old on receipt in the laboratory will not be processed. If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature.