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wbc in urine 3-5 /hpf?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
May be infection: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, the finding warrants that infection be excluded, you may visit this site for information. https://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/URINE/URINE.html

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