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A 22-year-old female asked:

i was prescribed a medication for a uti through here but are you guys able to referral for me to give a urine sample at a quest or lab corp?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
We are certainly happy to give advice and can prescribe if you have a Telehealth consultation which is also suitable venue to refer you to Quest or Lab Corp, but we can not do it here. However, you can get nitrite (not nitrate) dip test over the counter for UTI from most drug store pharmacies. This will tell you whether or not UTI has resoved.

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