Urinary Tract Infection Panel
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection in the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, ureters, prostate gland, bladder, and urethra. Any or all of these parts of the urinary tract can become infected. If left untreated, UTI can cause permanent damage to the bladder and kidneys.
Significant deviations from the normal range may require further evaluation by your physician.
Due to collection instructions the Urine Culture should not be collected at the same time as a Chlamydia/Gonorrhea specimen. Includes:
- Urinalysis, Complete Profile:
Color; appearance; specific gravity; pH; protein; glucose; occult blood; ketones; leukocyte esterase; nitrite; bilirubin; urobilinogen; microscopic examination of urine sediment.
- Urine Culture, Comprehensive:
Culture; quantitation, isolation, identification, and susceptibility testing of up to three organisms at >100 colonies/mL if culture results warrant.Patient Instructions:
Morning specimen preferred.
Estimated time for results is 5 Business Days.Categories: Kidney Diseases
, General Wellness