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  Urine AFB Culture Specimen Type:
  also known as AFB Urine Culture, Urine for AFB Culture



Specimen requirements: Sterile Specimen Container
  NOT ACCEPTABLE:  24 hour collection
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 50 mL or more
Absolute minimum amount: 25 mL
Method of collection: Clean catch, catheter, suprapubic
Transportation: Transport to the Laboratory immediately or refrigerate.
Label instructions: All containers must be labeled with patient name and medical record number.
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Microbiology/Virology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: AFB cultures are held 8 weeks.
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-109
For Thornton deliver to: Microbiology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: N/A
Special Instructions: The specimen should be a first morning specimen. Three specimens on consecutive mornings should be submitted.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Qualitative
SOFT LAB abbreviation: CXAFB
Secondary code: 4601
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A