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A 44-year-old female asked:

Did a repeat urine test. 1st one found many epithelial cells. now it says 2+. what does this mean? 1st one says bacteria+. ecoli. now bacteria 1+. what does this mean. also protein is 1+. is this bad?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Any symptoms?: 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. Talk to the doctor who ordered the tests. Wish you good health!
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