Urine culture – catheterized specimen

Alternative Names

Culture – urine – catheterized specimen; Urine culture – catheterization; Catheterized urine specimen culture

Definition of Urine culture – catheterized specimen

Catheterized specimen urine culture is a test in which a urine sample is taken by inserting a catheter (a thin rubber tube) through the urethra into the bladder.

Review

David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Louis S. Liou, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Urology, Department of Surgery, Boston University School of Medicine. – 1/10/2010

Bladder catheterization, female
Bladder catheterization, male
Female urinary tract
Male urinary tract

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