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Urine Microbiome Profiling with Culture


A kit to profile your urine then grow and test antibiotic sensitivity of a particular species in the lab.

This service is perfect if you:

  • Want to profile your urine to confirm if the microbe is still present.

  • Are struggling to treat a known infection.

  • Would like to check which antibiotics have most effect against the bacteria in your sample.

What's included?

  • A kit in the post with a urine sample collection tube.

  • Simple-to-follow instructions.

  • Discrete pre-paid return packaging that you can pop into any post-box.

  • In depth analysis of a bacteria of interest from your sample.

  • Growing the bacteria in culture and secondary confirmation via MALDI-ToF

  • Due to the slow growth of some species this service may take up to 2 weeks.

  • Online questionnaires to capture current symptoms and antibiotic treatments.

  • Clear, secure reporting with ability to link symptoms, treatments and microbes.

  • Microbe specific advice to help you understand your results.

  • Information on antibiotic sensitivity data for your species of interest.

  • Ability to select any or all of your data to share with a medical professional.