The recentlly published GIRFT Pathology National Speciality Report recommends that NHS and laboratory providers audit urine collection methods to meet higher sample standards. “On our deep dives [we found] that some labs had low levels of MSU submissions … and significant variation in rejection rates for urine samples for microbiology analysis.” the report states. “We […]
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“Urine testing is an area of increasing importance in the medical diagnosis of common conditions such as Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) and antenatal screening for healthy pregnancies,” says Giovanna Forte, CEO of Forte Medical. “Yet there is no protocol for its collection, leading to inaccurate diagnoses and treatment as well as untold misery for millions […]
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Forte Medical is routinely contacted by women whose UTI issues are left untreated or ignored by their GP. They describe being prescribed broad spectrum antibiotics that don’t work, followed by repeat prescriptions given without a specimen culture to identify the problem. Shockingly many are told the problem is “in your head” … the time has […]