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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cellular Pathology

Coronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough and/or high temperaturedo not come to our hospitalsFollow the national advice and stay at home for seven days

Important information about our services and restrictions on visiting our hospitals can be found in the COVID-19 section.

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Specimen / container requirements

Collect at least 10ml from the second void of the day into a clearly labelled sterile universal container.

Indicate if the patient has:

  • been catheterised
  • had recent urinary instrumentation
  • had chemotherapy
  • had local radiotherapy.

Failure to do so may result in a false positive diagnosis.