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squamous epithelial cells bacteria

A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not very helpful: This test is sometimes helpful especially if the doctors suspect that your son may have pneumonia. Epithelial cells are harmless and a normal finding. ... Read More
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Bronchoscopy AND analysis of specimen: Bronchoalveolar lavage, washings or brushings minimizes the contamination with upper respiratory flora and therefore increases isolation of the etiolo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt.: There is probably no infection related to this sample, but a culture can be sent to confirm. A cytologic analysis can also be performed to rule out ma ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing: If it is a urine test it doesn't mean much. Squamous epithelial cells are from your urethra which can come out with your urine. Rare bacteria is jus ... Read More
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Dr. Kashif Abdullah
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Which test is this?: I am not sure which test results you are reading this from. But from the sounds of it, I think you are reading off a Pap smear test result. If you a ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Carr
19 years experience Internal Medicine
No worries...: These results (likely for urinalysis) are unremarkable. The term "rare" in this context means "very few in number." In other words, on microscope exam ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI: Your sample was not clean catch. Further do you have symptoms ? Symptoms like burning, pain, increased urge to pee, etc. if you have no symptoms sugge ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
"possibly a UTI": While this could represent a lower urinary tact infection, this would most likely represent a contaminated specimen (especially a voided specimen in a ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Spencer Long
Specializes in Urology
Urine infection: Your urinalysis shows 25-50 White Blood Cells per High Power Field. The other values are either normal or just a little abnormal. This is very likely ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Normal, contaminated: You don't have a urinary tract infection. However, epithelial cells mean it was not a clean urine specimen: it was contaminated by contact with l ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI: Hi. Sorry you are having a concern. It appears you have a urinary tract infection. I would also be concerned to know if you had any kidney stones r ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No: This usually means there are skin contaminants in the urine sample.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Pretty normal: Those results seem normal if it wasn't a clean catch specimen. O-1 rbcs, amorphous urates few, 0-2 WBC. few bacteria. Pretty unremarkable. Thanks for ... Read More
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