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A sample of urine collected at any time of the day; this type of sample may be used to detect the presence of various substances in the urine at one particular point in the day. Often, no special handling is required with these samples. Other types of urine samples are requested when special types of evaluations are required (see 24-hour urine...
A sample of urine collected over a specified period of time; for a short collection (2 hours), you may be asked to do this at the laboratory. For longer collections (such as 12 hours or 24 hours), you will do this at home. At the beginning of the time period, empty your bladder and discard that urine. Note the time. Collect all urine voided for the...