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Collect specimen using PROGENSA Urine Specimen Transport Tube (supply T695) as follows:
1. Patient should undergo a thorough digital rectal exam (DRE) (3 strokes per lobe). Collect the first 20-30 mL urine of the patientâ€™s next void immediately following the DRE. If more than 30 mL collected, do not discard, mix thoroughly.
2. Mix to re-suspend cells, pipette 2.5 mL of urine to PROGENSA tube. The maximum time between collection and transfer to the PROGENSA tube is 20 minutes. The correct volume of urine has been added when the fluid level is between the black fill lines on the PROGENSA urine transport tube. Invert tube 5 times to mix the urine and the transport medium.
3. Send PROGENSA transport tube ambient.
Warm OK; Cold OK
Volume <2 mL; incorrect collection kit; Aptima media
|Urine||Ambient (preferred)||5 days|