IF SO, Medline Scientific offers a range of scientific urine collection kits which it says includes all the components necessary for safe and hygienic specimen collection and handling.
These CE and IVD approved kits are available with or without boric acid, and are supplied in bags of 50.
They include a simple instruction leaflet, a polypropylene test tube with cap, and a flexible sample cup for easy transfer to the test tube.
The test tube is labelled with all the details required for sample identification and may be placed directly into an analyser.
Medline says these kits offer advantages to both patients and laboratories.
Patients find them convenient and hygienic, while laboratory microbiologists gain improved base line results as the primary tube provides a faster and more reliable result, it says.