You will need
- Dispensary map;
- the results of the General analysis of urine;
- a sterile container with a vial
It is important to know that in a healthy person urine is sterile, it has no microorganisms. Bacteriuria (presence of bacteria) indicates infection of the kidneys, bladder or urethra. This pathology can manifest itself with pain in the lower abdomen, painful urination, odor in urine, fever, cloudy urine, or the presence in her blood. When such symptoms the doctor recommends to make a bacteriological examination of urine to establish the diagnosis and to choose the optimal method of treatment.
Before collecting the urine for bacterial analysis guide hygienic toilet the genital organs, and then rinse them with warm boiled water in the direction of anus and wipe with a clean cloth. Women it is desirable to introduce into the vagina a tampon immediately prior to urine collection to avoid ingress of foreign selections. Please note that you need to collect urine after a night's sleep, the initial portion is in the toilet, and the rest in a sterile container.
Carefully remove the lid from the container for collecting material, putting on clean surface inner side up. In any case, do not remove the protective sticker to the fence urine!
After filling the container, tightly close the lid, pry off the protective sticker to achieve a built-in holder. Take the vacuum tube, which was issued together with the container in the laboratory. Turn the tube down until it stops pushing on the needle in the hole of the holder. If the urine slowly flows into the tube, you need to press harder on her.
Make sure that the tube is filled with urine, because created in the vacuum. Keep the system in this position for as long as the audience level urine reaches the desired mark. Then, remove the vial from the holder.
Please note that in the vial of preservative needs to dissolve completely. With this purpose the urine must be thoroughly mixed by inversion of tube 8 – 10 times. For study in the laboratory deliver a signed tube of material no later than 2 hours after collection without cooling it.
With a positive result of urine test for cultures of the selected bacteria are tested for resistance to various antibiotics, which subsequently ensures the effectiveness of the therapy.
To avoid false-negative results in the study of urine cultures, do not perform the analysis within two weeks after finishing a course of antibiotics or diuretics.