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What to do if i have high bacteria count in urinalysis. do i have uti?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Maybe: A high bacteria count either means you have a UTI or the urine was contaminated from your skin before it entered the specimen container. There are other findings in a urinalysis that help clarify this. Epithelial cells (skin cells) are evidence of contamination. White cells and Leukocyte Esterease are indications of an infection.

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Last updated Apr 8, 2019

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