A 49-year-old female asked:

Got my labs back today and my findings are somewhat abnormal and was wondering if there's a reason to be alarmed. here are the reults epithelial cells-many bacteria-2+ mucus 2+ urine wbc 10-20 urine rbc 5-10 amorph sediment 2+ granular casts occasional cr

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Repeat urinalysis?: The epithelial cells, mixed bacteria, and mucus all suggest the urine was contamined with vulvar or vaginal secretions, probably not a "clean catch" midstream specimen. However, the WBC and casts could be significant. Discuss with your doctor; s/he may request a repeat test.
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