Before the test (give yourself about an hour of prep time), you will mix with water (start with room temp water from the tap). Then you activate the heating system (attach opposite the temp strip). You will need to make sure to read the temperature strip so that you are aware of what temperature the urine has reached. The strip only reads temperatures between 85 and 100 degrees Fahrenheit, so if you are not seeing a temperature then it is either too cool or too hot.
Optimum temperature is around 96 to 98 degrees for testing. We have found that the method below works well for people, but you would need a digital thermometer.
You prep an hour or so before hand, then when you get to facility, make sure the fluid is just barely over 100 degrees, take OFF the heater, then crotch it between 2 pair of briefs. It should cool to just about the right temperature by the time you're ready to test.
Be aware, sometimes the testing sites will require more than the 50ml of fluid that the single vial provides for, which is why we recommend that you get an extra 15 or 50ml vial. You can create a maximum of 75ml (or 2.4 ounces) out of one urine sample without ending up with a diluted sample.