What is urine culture?

What is urine culture?

The video will explain about urine culture by Dr. Narendra Saini, MBBS, MD, Internal /General Medicine. Urine culture is an important tool in any infections specially women and children. The urine culture has to be taken before taking antibiotics. Patient should be informed that before collecting urine for urine culture, the private parts are to washed properly. Dr. Saini further states that the mid-stream urine has to be collected. The urine has to be collected in the sterile culture bottle. Also, there is no need to fill the whole bottle, only two-third bottle is enough. For the urine culture, only 2-3 drops are required. The urine sample should be reached to the laboratory as soon as possible.

Dr. Narendra Saini

MBBS - University College of Medical Sciences Delhi MD - Lady Harding Medical College, Delhi Expertise in Treatment of Conditions - Type 1 Diabetes Treatment, Geriatric Medicine, Blood Pressure Management. He has been awarded by for his distinguish services - American Association & British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAIPO) Services offered/Procedures performed Critical Care Medicine, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease Treatment, Thyroid Disorder Treatment, Sport and Exercise Medicine.

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