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Pneumococcal urinary antigen detection

General information

Collection container (including preservatives): 10mL urine

culture B

Specimen type: Urine

Collection: 10mL urine

Specimen transport: No special needs

Minimum volume of sample: 10mL urine

Laboratory information

Measurement units: Not applicable

Biological reference units: Not applicable

Turn round time for provisional result (working days): 24 hrs

Turn round time to final result (working days): 48 hrs

Clinical information

Clinical decision points: Not applicable

Factors known to significantly affect the results: None known


(Last reviewed October 24th 2017)