Urine tests are frequently executed at hospitals or medical facilities to check for infections, especially prior to surgery for screening purposes, or at rehabilitation centers of sports leagues to test for steroids or other drugs.
Urine tests can also be used to diagnose urinary tract infections, liver and kidney problems, diabetes, and other diseases and infections. They can detect viral infections such as STDs and HIV. Stool analysis can help medical professionals diagnose certain infections or diseases of the digestive tract.
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After collecting the urine or stool, close the cup securely with the screw cap. Label the container with a waterproof pen.
The container should be placed in a secure, waterproof storage with materials to soak up liquid if it leaks. Specimens should be stored in freezing temperatures and delivered to a laboratory for analysis as soon as possible.
Make sure to treat the specimens with caution. Comply with best practices of specimen collection, handling, and transport.
The best time to collect urine is in the morning, before consuming fluids. It is recommended to conduct analysis within two hours of collection, but this time period varies on what the specimen is being analyzed for.
Urine Specimen Cup
These specimen cups are used in any number of facilities including at-home nursing, hospitals, clinics and other testing areas. Urine collection cups are used by a number of medical professionals as well as businesses for the purposes of testing a sample. Some are specific to collecting female urine as well. Made of polystyrene material with a screw on lid.
Stool specimen cup
Specimen collection also includes feces. These determine different things happening inside the digestive tract. Tests determine parasites, viruses, bacteria, poor nutrient absorption or certain cancers. Collection types include toilet hats or commode specimen collectors. Made of polystyrene material with a screw on lid with integrated collection spoon.