A urinary tract infection (UTI) is caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract leading to an infection in the bladder or urethra. If untreated UTIs can lead to kidney infection, which is why early detection and management is important. Identify which specific bacteria is the cause to assist with treatment options.
What we test
A urine test is used to check for blood in your urine, as well as to check for any signs of infection. A culture is also performed to identify the specific bacteria responsible for the infection, and to aid in determining the appropriate treatment.
This urine microscopy and culture test measures:
Your urine test kit and all instructions are posted directly to you, and there is no need to visit a collection centre.
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