ROUTINE URINALYSIS:

MIDSTREAM COLLECTION

Please read thoroughly before starting.

  1. Wash and dry hands thoroughly, then unscrew the cap from the sterile container provided.
  2. Do not touch the inside of the sterile container.
  3. If you are uncircumcised, retract the foreskin over the head of the penis (hold in this position until specimen is obtained).
  4. Pass first portion of urine directly into the toilet.
  5. Pass a urine specimen into the container until it is about ½ to ¾ full.
  6. Continue to empty your bladder into the toilet.
  7. Recap the container by making sure that the lid is securely tightened.
  8. Wash and dry hands thoroughly. Bring urine specimen to the Patient Service Center as soon as possible.


MICROBIOLOGY CULTURE:

CLEAN-CATCH COLLECTION

Please read thoroughly before starting.

  1. Wash and dry hands thoroughly, then unscrew the cap from the sterile container provided.
  2. Do not touch the inside of the sterile container.
  3. If you are uncircumcised, retract the foreskin over the head of the penis (hold in this position until specimen is obtained).
  4. With sterile towelettes or equivalent, cleanse the head of the penis, beginning at the urethra and working away from it.
  5. Pass first portion of urine directly into the toilet.
  6. Pass a urine specimen into the container until it is about ½ to ¾ full.
  7. Continue to empty your bladder into the toilet.
  8. Recap the container by making sure that the lid is securely tightened.
  9. Wash and dry hands thoroughly. Bring urine specimen to the Patient Service Center as soon as possible.

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