A member asked:

Hi, my 3 month old baby stool test results shown puss cell 1 to 3 hpf and rbc 3 to 5hpf,mucus is there and showing occult blood positive, is it to be worried about? thank you?

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Dr. Jay Park answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Depends on etiologic organism. Positive stool occult blood and leukocytes suggest bacterial infection as a cause of diarrhea in febrile infant. In this clinical scenario, stool sample and blood specimen are submitted for bacterial culture for positive identification.

Answered Jun 13, 2021

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