TELEMEDICINE CONSULT FOR UTI WITH TEST

Please view our instructional video and read more below.

 

Test yourself for UTI in 2 simple steps:

Step 1: Follow the instructions included with your telemedicine consultation. Read instructions here.

Step 2: Request your virtual physician consultation to determine your next steps.

Only for persons with UTI-like symptoms, including but not limited to urgency, frequency, and/or burning with urination and trouble urinating. For ages 5 and above.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Use

If you have questions about how to take the test, you can initiate your physician consult at any time! 

  1. Place testing materials on a flat surface: The UTI test strip in CLOSED foil pouch, paper towel (not included), watch or timer (not included)
  2. Remove the strip from the foil pouch and use the test immediately.
    1. If the test strip has been left out of the foil pouch for 20 minutes or more, open a new test strip.
  3. Begin urinating.
  4. After some urine has passed, hold the test strips in the urine stream for 1-2 seconds.
    1. Use the glove provided with the kit to hold the strip in the stream.
    2. Make sure the test pad portion of the strip is wet with urine. See figure 1.
  5. Dab the side of the strip on a paper towel to remove excess urine. See figure 2.
  6. Lay the test strip with the test pad facing upwards.
  7. Take a picture of the strip after 2 minutes.
  8. Upload the photograph to the Physician 360 website for the physician to interpret.
    1. Correct read time is important for accurate results. See Figure 3.
  9. Initiate your physician consult by clicking the hyperlink and a physician 360 provider will discuss your results during consultation.

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