There are certain recommendations for urine collection:
1) You should begin the urine collection in the morning. When you get up, you should not collect your first urine. You should only write down the time of your urination to fix the collection period that will start during 24 hours.
2) The next day you should save all your urine. To the purpose you will be given a large container that is able to contain about 1 gal and some small preservatives. You should at first urinate into a smaller, clean container and then pour the urine into the large container. You are forbidden to touch the inner sides of the container with your fingers.
3) You should put the large container in the refrigerator while you have been collecting urine.
4) Before the end of the 24-hour period’s collection you should save your urine for the final time. Pour the urine you have collected for the last time in the large container and fix the time.
5) The urine sample should not contain toilet paper, pubic hair, stool (feces), menstrual blood or other foreign things.
Urine Test for Ovulation
A sample of your first urine of the morning is required to find out if you are ovulating. You should follow the next recommendations if you are conducting home ovulation testing on a urine sample.
1) You should collect about 4 Tbsp of urine’s stream into the collection container.
2) You are forbidden to put the rim of the container to your genital area, and you should avoid toilet paper, pubic hair, stool (feces), menstrual blood, or other foreign things getting in the urine sample.
3) The procedure of urination should be held in the toilet.
4) You may be provided with a plastic test strip to hold in the urine stream. The test strip contains a color indicator that can signalize about the availability of luteinizing hormone (LH).
The procedure of urine collection does not lead to any discomfort. There are no complications connected with urine tests. It is quite safe.