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Test Code UARF Urinalysis with Reflex Culture

Reflex Tests

Urine Culture

Collection Container

Gray BD Tube and Tiger top tube

Specimen Required

Urine

Specimen Volume

8 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

3 mL

Transport Temperature

Tiger Top Tube: Room temperature, Yellow top tube, urine cup: refrigerated

Specimen Stability

24 hrs

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen frozen, >24 hours old, fecal contamination, grossly bloody urine, <3.0 mL

Methodology

IQ200

Days and Times Performed

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Turnaround Time

Daily

Units of Measure

/LPF

CPT Code

81001

LOINC Code

24356-8

EMR Interface Order Code

66808