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Table 3 Criteria for classification as significant bacteriuria with regards to urine collection method

From: The effect of urine storage temperature and boric acid preservation on quantitative bacterial culture for diagnosing canine urinary tract infection

Veterinary ISCAID guidelines for significant bacteriuriaa
Collection method Criteria (CFU/mL)  
Cystocentesis ≥ 1.000  
Catherization ≥ 100.000  
Voided ≥ 100.000  
  1. aWeese et al., 2019 [4]. ISCAID International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Diseases