You will need
- - a sterile container.
General analysis of urine it is recommended to pass not only patients but also healthy people. It allows to detect deviations in the work of the urinary system in the early stages of the disease. Research can determine not only inflammatory diseases but also metabolic disorders.
Thoroughly wash and sterilize the container that will be used to collect and deliver urine to the lab. For convenience, you can purchase in a drugstore a special disposable container for biomaterials. Paid in some laboratories before the study, you can get a tar - free of charge or on bail. This amount will then be deducted from the cost of the study.
Collect urine immediately after awakening. It is important that the bladder was full, so the last trip to the toilet should be at least 4-6 hours before.First conduct a careful toilet of outside sexual organs. Do not use soap or any antiseptic solutions. The penetration of the particles in a sample of urine will make the research result inaccurate. Rinse with boiled water, the vulva, and then blot the remaining moisture with a clean towel or paper towel.
Men need to push the fold of skin to release the opening of the urethra. Women should be introduced into the vagina with a cotton swab to the sample of urine has not got the selection. The first and last stream urine drain into the toilet. They may contain a small number of bacteria that will negatively affect the result of the study. In the prepared container should be only the average portion of urine. It is advisable not to interrupt urination in the process of gathering material.
Tightly close the container and bring the urine to the lab. It is advisable to do this for 1.5-2 hours of collection. Otherwise, the container with the urine must be put in a dark cool place, where the storage time of the sample will increase to 3-5 hours.
Advice 2: How to pass a urine test for sterility
Urine culture for sterility prescribed for suspected urinary tract infection. The analysis allows to identify the pathogen, and subsequently assess the effectiveness of therapy.
Sowing sterility may be appointed after receiving bad results of the General analysis of urine. The urinary tract infection may indicate bacteriuria and pyuria (bacteria and leukocytes in the sample). In addition, the analysis is conducted by lumbar pains, periods of rapid and painful urinating, and also after treatment of urinary infection.
Take only the first morning urine. It is more concentrated, so the result of the study is reliable. Collection analysis should be preceded by a 4-hour rest. At this time, do not eat, drink or go to the toilet.
Sterilize the containers you will use to collect urine. Better if it is a glass jar with a wide neck. Not less convenient and disposable plastic containers, which are available in most pharmacies. During their use, no further manipulation is required.
The result of the analysis was accurate, requires not only the sterility of the packaging, but the cleanliness of the genital organs. If the sample gets bacteria of sebaceous glands, you will get unreliable result. It will serve as a basis for treatment, which in your case would be completely unnecessary. To avoid this, rinse with warm running water or boiled genitals, rinse thoroughly in skin folds. Do not use soap, it can also affect the result.
Collect the middle portion of urine. For this first portion of urine drain into the toilet, then replace the container and continue urinating. Latest jet also needs to be directed into the toilet.
Tightly close the container with the urine and for two hours take him to the lab. The sample is not subject to long-term storage, as this can distort the result.