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Houma, LA
A 17-year-old male asked:

If i had a kidney infection from untreated uti and my kidneys started to fail, what would a dipstick urinalysis show?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
A lot of things: 1-red blood cells. 2- albumin 3-acid ph = 4.5-5.5 or alkaline ph = 6.5-8 4- nitrites, presence indicates bacterial 5-wbcells 6-specific gravity higher than usual concentrated urine = sg > 1.020 7-color, rancid or ammonia odor
Last updated Nov 28, 2013

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