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The specimen containers used for urine microscopy culture test are changing. The new specimen containers include boric acid preservative. The presence of boric acid helps to maintain the microbiological quality of the specimen and prevents overgrowth of organisms during transport to the lab.
Boric acid containers are used commonly in most laboratories. Please see following documents for more information.
Boric acid specimen containers can be ordered via the NHS supply chain website
The specimen containers can also be ordered via the HSL electronic order form (link below)
If you have queries please contact: Tomisin Olushola, UCLH Pathology General Manager email@example.com
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