How much does a non-prescription urinalysis and urine culture cost?

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How much does a non-prescription urinalysis and urine culture cost?

How much does a non-prescription urinalysis and urine culture cost?

Therefore, in a private regime, the cost of complete urinalysis with urine culture and antibiogram is € 35, without antibiogram € 15.

How much does a urine culture exam cost?

How much does urine culture with an antibiogram cost? In case of positivity, the antibiogram fee with urine culture is paid at a cost of € 30 (including urine culture, bacterial identification and antibiogram). In some workshops up to € 46.

How to pee for urine culture?

close the container tightly with the lid, so that urine does not spill during transport. store the sample in a cool place or in a refrigerator between 2 and 8 ° C. deliver it to the laboratory by 9.30 on the same day.

How many urine culture tubes?

Two sterile containers are required: use only the special containers available at the pharmacy. - while waiting to bring the containers to the collection center, keep the containers in the refrigerator.

When is urine culture positive?

A urine culture in which there are 10.0.000 CFU / ml is considered doubtful, while the test is positive when there are more than 100.000 CFU / ml. Finding this latter finding (positive urine culture) is a probable indicator of acute or chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs).

How to pee for analysis?

Proceed as follows: carry out a thorough local cleaning; discard the first drops of urine; collect urine directly in the container, taking care not to touch the internal walls; close the container and deliver it to the laboratory as soon as possible.

How much does urine culture cost privately?

€ 30 If you do not have a doctor's referral and want to privately access the home urine culture service, the cost of the service is € 30 * + € 50 for the exam.

How soon can you pee for analysis?

Urine sampling must always be performed on the intermediate level of the first morning urine as recommended by NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES (SIMel, SIBioC, GSEU, ECLM). The urine sample must be delivered to the laboratory as soon as possible and in any case within two hours of issue.

How to wash the urine container?

Opt for a hot sterilization Regardless of the choice, to make the container aseptic and ready for other urine tests, it is sufficient to rinse it thoroughly in a solution composed of distilled water, sodium bicarbonate and essential oil of lavender.
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