A 41-year-old female asked:
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i went for a urinalysis but i drank a lot and my urine was almost clear colored. will the test be accurate as to bacteria in urine? or too diluted?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Inaccurate: Too dilute urine may not provide accurate results and not just for bacteria. A usual specimen for urine analysis is the first voided sample in the morning. Talk to your doctor about repeating the test.
Answered on Feb 3, 2017

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