Patient Specimen Collection Instructions » Clean Catch Urines
Clean Catch Urines
The following procedures are for Clean Catch Urines.
- Place the label given to you onto the side of the cup.
- Open a new towelette and clean the area.
- Women: Please wipe front to back
- Men: Please clean tip of penis in a circular motion (uncircumcised men need to retract the foreskin first)
- Begin to urinate. Catch the urine sample midstream.
- Please secure the lid tightly.
- Return the sample to the lab or leave in the designated place if collecting at the office. If collection is done off-site or at home. Keep sample refrigerated and return to the lab the same day.