cystocentesis


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cystocentesis

puncture of the bladder for the purpose of obtaining an uncontaminated urine sample. Usually performed through the abdominal wall in the suprapubic position. Called also vesicopuncture.
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Cystocentesis. By permission from Ettinger SJ, Feldman E, Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Saunders, 2004
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A more accurate sample can be collected by doing a cystocentesis.
A dog's oral swab and cystocentesis for urine collection were carried out immediately Cystocentesis was performed by aseptic technique: prepubic hair was clipped and the skin was cleaned and disinfected with alcohol and clorhexidine before the insertion of a needle connected to a 10 mL syringe to collect urine directly from the dog's bladder.
Brian replies: IF your vet thinks that you need to get a urine sample from your pet rabbit, I would expect them to get it using a procedure that's called cystocentesis.