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Subject: APPENDIX E SOP FOR COLLECTION OF URINE FOR BIOLOGIC SURVIEL     

Box  ID: BX005154

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Folder Title: PREVENTIVE MEDICINE-ENVIRONMENTAL THREAT-USAEHA                                                 

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                  APPENDIX E:           Urine Collection and Specimen Preparation P2fe I of 2
                  Plan for the Biologic Surveillance Initiative, Kuwait Oil Fires Health Risk
                  Assessment.
                                        U.S. @.1 ENVIRO.',,v-EN-@ IiYC::'I-E AGENCY
                                                     EDGEWOOD MMh
                                       ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, F.ARYL@ND 21'-!O


                  IJSHB-HO-R                                                        29 JULY,1991


                                             STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE
                                                           FOR
                       COLLECTION OF URINE FOR BIOLOGIC SURVEILLANCE TEAM, KUWAIT OIL FIRES

                  1. PURPOSE: lo establish guidelines for the proper procedures to follow when
                  collecting urine from individuals being monitored for exposure to the Kuwait
                  oil fires.

                  2. SCOPE: This SOP applies to all military and civilian personnel who are
                  exposed to smokes from the Kuwait oil fires and are under surveillance for
                  said exposure.

                  3.   REFERENCE:
                       a. AR 40-5, Preventive Medicine
                       b. FM 8-230 Medical Specialist
                       C. TB MED 503 The Industrial Hygiene Program
                       d. FM B-273-1 Nursing Skills For Allied Health Services

                  4. RESPONSIBILITIES: This program is designed to enable the Surveillance
                  Team staff to:
                       a.  Perform medical surveillance for exposure to Kuwait oil fire smoke.
                       b.  Properly label all samples and questionnaires for surveillance.
                       C.  Obtain all samples using proner sterile technique.
                       d.  Handle and store all samples in a manner that is conducive with
terioration of each sample.


                  5. GENERAL:
                       a. All specimen containers should be labelled prior to the collection of
                  any urine sample. This minimizes any labelling errors that may occur and
                  decreases handling of labels by the inicturiteon technician.

                       b. Before obtaining any specimens, the micturi-@ion technician will check
                  all numbers of specimen conta4-ners and those present on the individuals
                  questionnaire to ensure that mislabelling has not occurred.

                       C. The micturition technician shall wear proper hand protection (gloves).

                       d. Individuals should be informed on proper technique to be used in order
                  to obtain a contaminant free specimen (midstream clean catch specirien). RII
                  individuals should be told of the importance of returning specimens as soon as
                  possible with lids securely attached. once this is accomplished, individuals
                  should be directed to the nearest latrine or free standing facility.

                       e. Specimens should be placed in a cool onvirorment (refrigerator or
                  cooler with wet ice) as soon as they are returned by the individual.

                       f. Samples should be kept on wet ice or refrigerated until further

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Subject = APPENDIX E SOP FOR COLLECTION OF URINE FOR BIOLO
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