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Straight catheter (in and out)

Sterile, screw-cap container

Clean urethral area (soap and water) and rinse (water)

Insert catheter into bladder; allow first 15 mL to pass; then collect remainder

Within 2 hrs/4° C

24 hrs/4° C

BA, Mac

Gram or check for pyuria

Plate quantitatively at 1:100 and 1:1000

Indwelling catheter (Foley)

Sterile, screw-cap container

Disinfect catheter collection port

Aspirate 5-10 mL of urine with needle and syringe

Within 2 hra/4°C

24 hrs/4" C

BA, Mac

Gram or check for pyuria

Plate quantitatively at 1:1000

Suprapubic aspirate

Sterile, screw-cap container or anaerobic transporter

Disinfect skin

Needle aspiration above the symphysis pubis through the abdominal wal' into the full bladder

Immediately/RT

Plate as soon as received

BA, Mac, Ana

Gram or check for pyuria

Plate quantitatively at 1:100 and 1:1000

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Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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