clean-catch urine

clean-catch urine

Lab medicine A specimen of 'midstream' urine for bacterial culture that is obtained from ♂ easily, and from ♀ after cleansing the perineum and meatus with povidone-iodine wipes
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Keay and her associates can detect APF in clean-catch urine specimens using a time-consuming cell proliferation assay.
Sensitivity and tolerance are also required in situations in which special instructions for collecting specimens must be given to patients, for example, in the case of semen specimens, 24-hour urine samples, clean-catch urine samples, and stool specimens.
Spontaneously voided clean-catch urines from 68 patients were collected with informed consent, stored at 4[degrees]C, and processed within 4 h of collection.