The era of home urine cultures.

@article{Gillenwater1975TheEO,
  title={The era of home urine cultures.},
  author={Jay Y. Gillenwater and C J Gleason and Jacob A. Lohr and Donald N. Marion},
  journal={Transactions of the American Association of Genito-Urinary Surgeons},
  year={1975},
  volume={67},
  pages={8-10}
}
The parents of 289 children performed bacteriuria screening with a self-administered dip-strip culture, which was inoculated, incubated and interpreted in the home. Simultaneous pour-plate quantitative cultures and laboratory tested dip-strip cultures were done on the same urine specimen that had been tested at home. The dip-strip culture was reliable (89 percent) in detecting significant bacteriuria with home administration and interpretation. Only 1.6 percent falsely positive results occurred… CONTINUE READING