What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include:
- If you are having your menstrual period.
- Taking medicines, such as diuretics, erythromycin, trimethoprim (Trimpex), or high doses of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) taken with an Reference antibiotic Opens New Window, such as tetracycline.
- Having an Reference X-ray Opens New Window test with Reference contrast material Opens New Window in the past 3 days.
- Not getting the urine sample to the lab in 1 hour.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference September 4, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology