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Do you test bladder or kidney infection with mid-stream urine sample?

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Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics

In brief: Yes

Mid stream samples are more reliable for cultures if collected properly.
In the elderly , often a straight cath mid stream is often done.Less contamination.

In brief: Yes

Mid stream samples are more reliable for cultures if collected properly.
In the elderly , often a straight cath mid stream is often done.Less contamination.
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