Nitrite - Urine (POCT - Clinitek)
Clean catch urine, preferably early morning sample
Midstream urine, catheter urine, bladder puncture urine
If further testing is required, specimen should be delivered to the Laboratory within 2 hours of collection
Mon - Sun, 24hrs
± 1 colour block
1. Shortened incubation of the urine, absence of dietary nitrate, presence of non-reductive pathological microbes may cause false negative results.
* A negative result does not rule out significant bacteriuria.