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Urinalysis (urine FEME) is performed to test for infections and other abnormal chemicals and metabolites in urine.
Urine sample is collected in a sterile sample container provided by the laboratory. The required sample is supposed to be a clean catch, mid-stream urine sample.
This means that the urine should not be collected in any other container and then transferred to the sample container, that the initial 20-50 ml of urine should be voided before you start collecting, and you should ensure that the sample is not contaminated by other chemicals or substances.
There are special containers that are designed for collection of fecal sample. The method for collecting the sample depends on the container you have been provided.
If no such container has been provided, ensure that the sample is collected in tissue paper and transferred to a sterile container similar to that provided for urine sample collection.
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