MLE CEexpress 5: Urine Culture Basics

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1 P.A.C.E.®




Elaine Pappamihiel, MT(ASCP)
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MLE CEexpress 5 is two articles that provide an overview of urine cultures with an emphasis on bacterial identification. Part 1 discusses the significance of the culture and the importance of identifying potential pathogens isolated from urine specimens. Part 2 discusses types of agar used, the Gram stain, and simple biochemical tests for identification of common pathogens. It concludes with sample flowcharts for ID testing.

This course has been approved for P.A.C.E.® credit. There are no prerequisites for this course.

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Article 1: Urine Culture Basics, Part 1
Article 2: Urine Culture Basics, Part 2

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