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Urine Culture and Sensitivity Lab Tests: In a Nutshell (Nursing)

by Rhonda Lawes

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    00:00 So let's wrap up this part of the video series.

    00:02 The urine culture should be evaluated along with symptoms, and the urinalysis.

    00:08 In most cases, if the patient is asymptomatic treatment may not be necessary.

    00:13 More than 10 to the third power CFU/mL in the urine culture is associated with infection.

    00:20 The culture of the urine sample identifies the bacteria or other organisms.

    00:25 The sensitivity test will identify which medications will kill the bug.

    00:30 Thank you for watching our video today.


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    The lecture Urine Culture and Sensitivity Lab Tests: In a Nutshell (Nursing) by Rhonda Lawes is from the course Interpretation of Renal Lab Values (Nursing).


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