How to collect my urine sample for STD Testing
Collecting a urine sample for your Everlywell test kit is simple. Please do not perform collection while currently taking antibiotics or within 7 days of taking antibiotics. Do not pour preservative out of the tube. Wait 24 hours after intercourse.
Step 1: Open PCR Urine Sample Packet.
Step 2: Place Kit ID sticker on the Transport Tube. Do not cover the date of birth section (see image).
Step 3: Write in your date of birth on the Transport Tube as an identifier.
Step 8: Squeeze air out of biohazard bag before sealing with zip top.
After placing the sample in the biohazard bag, put the sample back into the box. Send the box back in the return envelope using the shipping label provided (located at the bottom of the box) within 48 hours of collecting your sample. Send back your sample using the shipping carrier listed on your return label.