Why to get tested?
To screen for metabolic and kidney disorders and for urinary tract infections (UTIs)
When to get tested?
During a routine physical or when you have symptoms of a UTI, such as abdominal pain, back pain, frequent or painful urination; as part of a pregnancy check-up, a hospital admission, or a pre-surgical work-up
What sample needed?
One to two ounces of urine; first morning sample is most valuable
What preparation I need before test?