A 26-year-old female asked:
If i have moderate blood on urine dipstick. but microscopic exam was performed but i had no rbc in urine. it was normal range. like how is this possible. where is the blood coming from?
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Pathology 50 years experience
Broken red cells: Urine dip stick will give positive result if there is hemoglobin from broken red cells. In such a case no red cells may be seen on microscopic examination, but the importance is the same. Talk to the doctor who ordered the test as s/he knows more about your health and the reason for doing the test.
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59 viewsAnswered Jul 24, 2020
Last updated Jul 24, 2020
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