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Dale, IN
A 70-year-old female asked:

My recent urinalysis showed wbc ua2 and rbc ua1 hpf. does this mean an infection. everything else tested was normal. ?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
No: It is common for there to be some "debris" in a urine specimen. If no fever or symptoms and the urine showed no bacteria and negative leukocyte esterase and nitrite then no problem.
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