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Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) in Asansol

Also known as Urine culture test
You need to provide
Urine
This test is for
Male, Female
Test Preparation
  1. The urine sample must preferably be the first-morning midstream urine (part of urine that comes after the first and before the last stream). Collect the urine sample in a sealed and sterile screw-capped container provided by our sample collection professional. Ensure that the urethral area (from where the urine is passed) is clean & the container doesn't come in contact with your skin. Women are advised not to give the sample during the menstrual period unless prescribed.
  2. If you are on any antibiotic(s), please provide clinical history, prescription, and/or specify the name of the antibiotic(s) as it may affect your test results.

Understanding Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) in Asansol


What is Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) in Asansol?

The Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test checks for the presence of harmful pathogens such as bacteria or fungi in the urinary tract. Additionally, the sensitivity test helps identify whether or not the antibiotics are effective against those particular bacteria. This test is available at an affordable price in Asansol with Tata 1mg labs. Your doctor may also suggest this test if you are experiencing symptoms suggestive of urinary tract infection (UTI), such as pain during urination, frequent urination, bloody urine, cramps in the lower stomach, lower back pain, fever, and chills, for approximately 3-4 days. 

Make sure you’ve drunk enough water to be able to submit a urine sample for the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test. Collect a midstream urine sample in a sterile container provided by the sample collecting professional. Women are advised not to give the sample during the menstrual period unless prescribed, as doing so can interfere with the test results.

What does Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) measure?

The Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test helps identify the bacteria or yeast (few candida spp.) causing UTI; the most common bacteria responsible for UTI is E.coli. Once the pathogen (harmful microorganism) is identified, the antibiotic susceptibility test is done to formulate a treatment plan for the infection.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) in Asansol


Frequently Asked Questions about Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) in Asansol

Q. What is the difference between sensitive and resistant in urine culture?

Sensitive means the microorganism present in the urine can't grow in the presence of a particular antibiotic or the antibiotic is effective against that microorganism. Resistant means the microorganism can grow even if the antibiotic is present. This is a sign of an ineffective antibiotic. Your doctor may not prescribe this antibiotic in such a case.

Q. What is the difference between the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test and Urine Routine and Microscopy test?

The Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test can identify the microorganisms responsible for UTI, whereas a urine routine and microscopy test is the examination of urine’s appearance, concentration, and content.

Q. Can the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test detect sexually transmitted diseases?

No, this test cannot detect sexually transmitted diseases.

Q. Is there any risk associated with the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test?

No, there is no risk associated with the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test.

Q. Can I schedule the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test online in Asansol near me?

Yes. In Asansol, you can schedule the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test is easy to book, cost-effective, and available with a comprehensive report.

Q. Is the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test eligible for home sample collection in Asansol?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers home sample collection for the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test in Asansol. You can schedule a test at your convenience, and select a date and time for sample collection that fits your schedule.

Q. What is the procedure to book the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test with Tata 1mg Labs in Asansol?

The booking process for the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test with Tata 1mg Labs in Asansol is straightforward and hassle-free. Follow these steps to schedule a test online: 1). Go to the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add your preferred test to the shopping cart. 3). Choose a time and day that works for you as long as you also take the essential prerequisites into account. 4). A confirmation notification will be sent to you with all the details once the booking is complete.

Q. What is the price of the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test in Asansol?

Tata 1mg Labs offers all tests at an affordable price. In Asansol, the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test is priced at Rs. 729.

Q. How long does it take Tata 1mg Labs to provide the reports of the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test in Asansol?

We at Tata 1mg Labs recognize the value of prompt results. We strive to deliver test results with quickly so you can receive the information promptly. The results of the Urine C/S (Urine Culture and Sensitivity) test in Asansol are often provided in 108 hours.
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