Collection Method


Kit Requirements

Spot Urine test

Turn Around Time

5-7 Business Days Turnaround times are estimates


Sample Report


Urinary Tract Infection Test Australia

The urinary tract is one of the most common sites for adult bacterial infections, particularly for post-menopausal and elderly women. The use of quantitative PCR technology accurately captures and quantifies the microbiota of the urinary tract providing an important clinical assessment tool for those experiencing complicated urinary tract infections (UTI).

Extending beyond the bladder to the kidneys, complicated UTI’s are considered more serious than their uncomplicated counterpart, which is usually confined to the bladder and urethra.

Recurring UTI’s can lead to numerous complications including kidney damage, premature birth, low birth weight, and in serious cases sepsis.

Reference:  Neugent ML, Hulyalkar NV, Nguyen VH, Zimmern PE, De Nisco NJ. Advances in Understanding the Human Urinary Microbiome and Its Potential Role in Urinary Tract Infection. mBio. 2020 Apr 28;11(2):e00218-20.


  • Acinetobacter baumanii
  • Actinobaculum schaalii
  • Aerococcus urinae
  • Bacteria
  • Candida albicans
  • Candida species
  • Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Citrobacter freundii
  • Citrobacter koseri
  • Corynebacterium urealyticum
  • Enterobacter complex
  • Enterococcus faecalis
  • Enterococcus faecium
  • Escherichia coli
  • Fungi
  • Klebsiella aerogenes
  • Klebsiella oxytoca
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum
  • Morganella morganii
  • Mycoplasma genitalium
  • Mycoplasma hominis
  • Neisseria gonorrhoeae
  • Pantoea agglomerans
  • Proteus mirabilis
  • Proteus vulgaris
  • Providencia stuartii
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Serratia marcescens
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Staphylococcus saprophyticus
  • Streptococcus agalactiae
  • Streptococcus anginosus
  • Trichomonas vaginalis
  • Ureaplasma parvum
  • Ureaplasma urealyticum

Test Method

(PCR) Polymerase Chain Reaction

Common Conditions

  • Endocrine and Hormonal Health
    • Chronic Urinary Tract infections
  • Other Health Conditions
    • Kidney damage / dysfunction
    • Sepsis
  • Reproductive Health
    • Premature birth

Notice To Patients

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

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How it works

Step 1

Order test

Your referring practitioner will place this order via their online portal.

Step 2

Collect Samples

A test kit will be dispatched to you and you can conveniently collect your sample in the comfort of your home.

Step 3

Return Samples

Return samples for analysis via the provided courier packaging.

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