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A 34-year-old female asked:

How bad is a urine culture: >100, 000 cfu/ml escherichia coli?

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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
This is the cut off: Point for a bacterial growth from the urine sample to be clinically significant . However, it does not have any relevance as far as severity or prognosis

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