FOI 6286 - Urine containers

Date: 06 October 2020 to 06 October 2023

  • Roughly how many urine samples are processed on a weekly basis:
    1. In bio-chemistry?   
    2. In microbiology?    
  • What is the brand and product name of the urine container used for urine collection?
  • What is the brand and product name of the urine container used for urine transport?
  • What is the brand and product name of the urine container used for urine analysis in the relevant devices?
  • Which stakeholders are involved in the selection process of urine sample containers (cups/tubes)?

 

  • Request ID:
    6286
  • Category:
    Trust - Equipment
  • Response:

    October 2020

    Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

    The information you have requested is as follows:

    • Roughly how many urine samples are processed on a weekly basis:
      1. In bio-chemistry?   650
      2. In microbiology?    200
    • What is the brand and product name of the urine container used for urine collection?

    Mediline Scientific Ltd

    5 L urine collection

    Sarstedt  

    25 mL Random urine container

    • What is the brand and product name of the urine container used for urine transport?

    Greiner bio-one

    Vacuette tube

    • What is the brand and product name of the urine container used for urine analysis in the relevant devices?

    LK Laboratory Products - Test tubes 13x75 mm round bottom tube

    • Which stakeholders are involved in the selection process of urine sample containers (cups/tubes)? The selection process would be down to the medical team trialling the product and the clinical lead.