Urinary Metabolic Profile & Environmental Pollutants Profile

Warnings and Precautions


Read this page carefully before using the content of this package.
●  Follow collection instructions carefully.
●  There is a $15 fee for submittal of an unacceptable specimen.
●  Missing or incomplete information on the test requisition form will delay the processing time of your specimen.
●  Do not use kit past its expiration date.
●  Collect first morning urine before food and drink. Or, first urine catch after your longest stretch of sleep.
●  Avoid collection during menstruation or urinary tract infection.
●  Under the guidance of your healthcare provider, avoid excessive fluid intake the evening prior to urine collection.
    An overly dilute urine specimen may be rejected.
●  Keep out of reach of children.


Intended Use:

US BioTek Laboratories Urinary Metabolic Profile & Environmental Pollutants Profile Kit is intended to be used as a medium to collect and transport a urine specimen to the laboratory for testing. Prescription only.


Medication

Supplements and medications may impact results.
We strongly recommend consulting your healthcare practitioner prior to making any changes to your current medication regimen.


Diet Restrictions

Urinary Metabolic Profile - Food Restrictions

Foods suggested to be avoided for 48 hours prior to collection

Beverages

Seed/ Nuts

Vegetables/ Fruits

Other

Alcoholic Beverages

Walnut

Avocado

Aged and Processed Cheeses

Tea

Pecan

Tomato

Jello-O™

Coffee

Banana

Vanilla Extract

Juice (See vegetables /fruits list below)

Grapes/Raisins

Ketchup

Kiwi

Pineapple

Plantain

Plums/Prunes

Environmental Pollutants Testing - Food Restrictions

Preservatives need to be avoided for 48 hours before collection

SorbicAcid/Sorbate(preservative) (E200-203)
Benzoic Acid/Sodium Benzoate (preservative) (E 210-213)

You May Download the PDF Version of the Collection procedure by clicking on this link.

Urinary Metabolic Profile & Environmental Pollutants Profile Kit Contents:


Preparation:

●  On the Resealable Bag Clearly print your Name, Date of Birth, Gender and the Date of Collection.
Refer to diagram: All the required fields are circled in red and highlighted with yellow.


●   On the Test Requisition Form Fill in the required portion. Print your Name, Date of Birth, Gender and the Date of Collection.
Refer to diagram: All the required fields are circled in red and highlighted with yellow.
●  The Test Requisition Form must also include: Physicianís Signature Specimen Shipping Date Test Request Billing information



To avoid rejections follow these points
●  Missing or incomplete test request information will delay processing and extend turn-around time.
●  Nicknames or abbreviated names are not acceptable.
●  Patientís name on the requisition form and Resealable Bag must exactly match.


Collection:

Collect first morning urine into any clean cup (void first portion of urine, then from mid-stream on, fill cup with urine).

Place absorbent pad portion of Collection Strips into the cup which contains the first morning urine, and leave them inside the cup for 15 seconds to ensure complete saturation. To avoid contamination, do not touch absorbent pads.

Take the Collection Strips out of the cup, briefly allowing them to drip freely.

Using the blue stickers provided, secure both strips to the edge of table / counter for 12 hours to air-dry.


Seal the dried Collection Strips in the resealable Bag. Be sure the bag is completely sealed.

Place Resealable Bag and Test Requisition Form inside the return package provided.

Keep sample away from heat.

Shipping:

●  US BioTek Laboratories must receive specimen within 55 days at ambient temperature from date of collection.
●  Use the shipping supply provided in the package to return shipment.
●  Ship specimen within 48-hours after collection.
●  Specimen may be safely shipped at ambient temperature.
●  US BioTek Laboratories must receive specimen within 55 days at ambient temperature from date of collection.



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