Examination with urine test strips are recognized as modern screening method in medical practice. They deliver quickly and easily, without invasive procedures, many important information concerning the health of a patient.
The urine sample is easy to collect and can be examined immediately with the dipstick. A result that helps to decide on further diagnostic and therapeutic approach is available within a few minutes. Further examinations like f.ex. microscopic examination of urine are only necessary in case of pathological results for specific parameters.
If the result on the test strip is normal then time-consuming and expensive examinations can be spared, particularly in patients without clinical signs. So costly and unnecessary examinations can be saved to the animal owner.