20ml random urine in sterile urine container
Chemical Dipstick, Microscopy, Culture if indicated
24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge
State collection method- void, clean catch, catheterized. Midstream clean catch specimen is preferred. Void the first portion of the urine stream into the toilet. Collect the second (midstream) portion into a clean or sterile screw capped leak-proof container.
To screen for metabolic and kidney disorders and urinary tract infections; to determine which specific bacteria are present, and to isolate and grow the bacteria for subsequent antibiotic susceptibility testing.
81001. Additional CPT codes may be charged for bacterial identification and susceptibility testing as warranted.