For this test it is recommended to use the morning urine or to use the urine from 4 to 6 hours after your last visit to the toilet. If you drink and / or have already urinated, you can urine is diluted, causing the values to change.
What is a urine screen?A urine screen is, as the name suggests, an examination of the urine status and urine sediment. Through your urine good research can be done into various conditions. Some conditions can be noticed at an early stage in your urine, because it is quickly clear when substances are present that normally should not be there.
What do we determine during the urine test?In this urine screening we look at various determinations. For example, we examine the pH, glucose, protein and ketones We also look at the bilirubin value, nitrite, and leukocytes. These determinations help to demonstrate disorders and / or inflammation. Moreover, they can be used to check whether there is blood in the urine.
When to opt for a urine screening?This urine test is recommended when:
- You suffer from a urinary tract infection or complaints
- There are suspicions of kidney disease
- If you want to see if there are general diseases