UR - Overview: Bacterial Culture, Aerobic, Urine

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: UR    
Bacterial Culture, Aerobic, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of urinary tract infections


Quantitative culture results may be helpful in discriminating contamination, colonization, and infection.

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
COMMIdentification Commercial KitNoNo
RMALDIdent by MALDI-TOF mass specNoNo
GIDBacteria IdentificationNoNo
ISAEAerobe Ident by SequencingNoNo
REFIDAdditional Identification ProcedureNoNo
SALSSerologic Agglut Method 1 IdentNoNo
ECSerologic Agglut Method 2 IdentNoNo
SHIGSerologic Agglut Method 3 IdentNoNo
STAPIdentification StaphylococcusNoNo
STRPIdentification StreptococcusNoNo
BLABeta LactamaseNoNo
KPNRPKPC and NDM PCRYes, External; No Internal (KPND1 bill only)No
CARNPCarbapenemase-Carba NP TestYes, External; No Internal (CARNB Bill Only)No
SIDCIdent Serologic Agglut Method 4No, (Bill Only)No
PCRIDIdentification by PCRNo, (Bill Only)No
GNRGGram-Negative Resistance Genes, PCRYes, External; No InternalNo
OXVRPOXA-48 and VIM PCRYes, External; No Internal (OXVM1 Bill only)No

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, the reflex tests may be performed and charged.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Conventional Quantitative Culture Technique; Identification of Pathogens Greater Than or Equal to 10,000 cfu/mL

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Bacterial Culture, Aerobic, Urine

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Aerobic Bacteria Culture, Urine
Culture, Aerobic Bacteria, Urine