A 32-year-old female asked:
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negative leukocytes, erythrocytes and nitrites in urine but positive pseudomonas aeruginosa 10.000.000 in urine culture, is that possible? same urine sample. previous urine test was also negative.

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Asymptomatic UTI: Bacteria in urine without symptoms (and often without other UTI abnormalities) is called asymptomatic bacteriuria. It's quite common in older women, often not treated. At your age (32), most experts recommend treating. Also, pseudomonas is somewhat unusual. Do you have any underlying urinary tract problems? Recent hospitalization w/ catheter? Discuss w/ doctor and maybe infectious disease expert.
Answered on Oct 12, 2019
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