UTI Test Kit (Water Test)
Urinary Tract Infection Test Kit for Home Use
Sterile rapid UTI test to detects indirect signs of infection such as
protein, nitrite and leukocytes not normally present in urine.
This self test kit provides fast accurate and reliable visible results
within two minutes.
Each test kit includes everything you need to carry out the test
including two UTI self test sticks and full instruction
Men, women and children can contract urinary tract infections. It is
more common in women and it can occur in older men when an enlarged
prostate gland obstructs the flow of urine.
Conditions range from cystitis (a mild but disturbing inflammation that
is limited to the bladder) to severe infections of the kidneys.
Causes of a UTI (Urinatery Tract Infection)
70% of all UTI Infections are usually caused by the bacteria E.coli from
the patient's own bowels.
The cause of most urine infections is bacteria that colonise around the
urethra (urine tube) and then ascend into the rest of the urinary tract
The early stages of infection can be a symptomatic, this is dependant on
if the infection is found in the upper (urethras, kidneys) or lower
(urethra, bladder) urinary tract.
With early detection and diagnosis, preventive measures can be taken to
stop the proliferation of bacteria and the development of pyelitis
(inflammation of the renal pelvis), which causes severe pain and fever.
What are the Symptoms of a Urinary Tract Infection?
There are a number of symptoms related to a urinary tract infection and
if these symptoms are apparent, this is a good indication to take a
urinary tract infection test (or a UTI test for short).
Burning during urination is a common sign that there could be an
infection present. This also indicates that the infection is located in
the lower urinary tract. As well as this, the urine could also be cloud
and strong in scent.
If the infection is located in the lower urinary tract, the symptoms can
often be the same however some report pain in their back, predominantly
in the lower section.
How Is A Urinary Tract Infection Tested?
There are three separate things that the UTI test tests for and these
are the presence of white blood cells knows as 'leukocytes', proteins
and nitrates. Depending on the levels of these will depict whether the
test comes back positive or negative.
The presence of Leukocytes often are a main indicator of there being an
What Does the UTI Test Contain?
Each test contains two rapid urine infection tests, plus simple to
follow step by step instruction on how to use.
Please read instruction included in the box prior to conducting the test.
How To Take The UTI Test?
To conduct the test use a (first morning) urine sample, collected in a
small container. Take one of the dipsticks and Immerse in the sample of
urine, wait for 60 seconds and read the result.
Rapid diagnostic tests are not supposed to replace a professional