Urine for Prostatitis investigations

Description: 
Isolation, identification and susceptibility of any organism likely to be pathogenic
Clinical details: 
Prostatitis
Sample type and Volume required: 
Sterile universal containers
Prostatitis specimens (VBI first urine), VB2 (MSU), VB3 (postmassage)
Turnaround time: 
2 days
Storage and transport: 
Place labelled sample in a sealed sample bag and send to Central Specimen Reception (CSR). Samples should be refrigerated if transport to the laboratory is delayed.
Contacts:
Infection Sciences Department at St Thomas' Hospital
020 7188 8008
St Thomas' Hospital
North Wing - 5th Floor
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH
Core opening hours: Monday-Friday 0900-1730


For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 27/11/2017