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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Feasibility of cranberry capsule administration and clean-catch urine collection in long-term care residents.
Because the use of urethral catheterization is an invasive method that could be associated with adverse events in up to 20% of children, our findings support the use of the clean-catch urine standardized stimulation technique as an alternative to invasive methods to obtain a urine specimen," wrote Melanie Labrosse, MD, PhD, and her associates at the University of Montreal (Pediatrics.
Based on our clinical experience, we hypothesized that obese women are more likely to provide contaminated clean-catch urine samples than non-obese women.
Patients were not routinely instructed about the importance of collecting a true clean-catch urine specimen correctly and how it may influence results.
Culture of a clean-catch urine sample taken before the ertapenem was started yielded E.
Keay and her associates can detect APF in clean-catch urine specimens using a time-consuming cell proliferation assay.
Keay and her associates are able to detect APF in clean-catch urine specimens using a time-consuming and somewhat complicated 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.