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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Cellular Pathology

AlertCoronavirus / COVID-19

If you have a new continuous cough, a high temperature, or a loss or change to your sense of taste or smell, do not come to our hospitals. Follow the national advice.

Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Patients and visitors must wear a face covering in our hospitals.

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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.