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Mixed flora: This sounds like a urine culture test which grew a mixture of skin bacteria as a contaminant, and does not represent a urinary infection. However, is you have symptoms (like burning or frequency of urination), then you should receive antibiotic treatment and send a second culture test. ...Read more
Mixed urine flora: Urine normally should contain salt, water and waste products. If there is infection then there should be more than 100000 colonies of one bacterium but if there are 2-3 different organisms in urine culture than it is called mixed flora and we generally recommend to repeat urine culture for better accuracy. ...Read more
Source urine. Site:FINAL REPORT CULTURE REPORT COLONY COUNT= 1,000-10,000 MIXED FLORA AT FINAL READING. Means what please interperet 36 male?
Took a urine clean catch 36 male. Colony count = 1,000-10,000 mixed flora at final reading^L. Can you please interperet...
Contamination: Unless you have symptoms of a bladder infection, it could be contamination. If you have symptoms of pain with urination, frequent urination, or urgent urination, then it may be a real infection with a contaminated specimen. With symptoms, urine also should be sent for chlamydia and GC. A repeat clean-catch with mid-stream urine after cleansing the head of the penis is also a good plan. ...Read more
Urine culture: This is a contaminated specimen and it means absolutely nothing. What symptoms do you have, what does your urinalysis show, what were the results of your physical exam and basic lab tests? The internet is not a place in which to turn for a diagnosis. Good luck and you should discuss this with the doctor who ordered it. If still need results get a clean midstream catch into a sterile container. ...Read more
My urine culture showed 20,000 mixed flora. Would this still be considered an infection since it's less than 100,000 flora?
Contaminant: In our lab we usually do not obtain sensitivities unless a culture grows out more than 100k colonies. Usually mixed flora with low counts are contamination from specimen collection. ...Read more
Received urin culture results. Does this mean Infection or no infection?
Value: 50,000 – 100,000 cfu/ml of mixed flora
Here are some...: The reported findings suggest possible contamination during urine collection, but may be still significant in UTI. Thus, always correlate the findings with clinical profile not by number alone. So, at times, empirical short-term antibiotic use is till warranted. More on UTI? Go to articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html. Best wish... ...Read more
My pap says: negative for intraepithelial malignancy, reactive cellular changes, mixed flora. HPV Negative. Should I be worried? Thank you
UA stating >100,000 or/ml beta strep Group B and also mixed flora. Is this positive for Uti? 1 provider said it is and one said it isn't.
Kind of both right:
The amount of bacteria in the culture enough for UTI, but the organism is not the usual organism for a UTI
one provider said yes because the amount is right.
The other one said no because the organism is not right and consider the culture contaminated.
Get another culture, with a clean catch and see if that will break the tie ...Read more
I had a sputum test and the resulta were as follows — Few epithelial cells, few white cells.
Mixed flora seen on gram stain. What does this mean?
I have right side pain more thoracic than low back. Had urine culture done. Showed mixed flora. No other urinary sx but worried its something else,?
Repeat exam: I suggest a repeat examination and evaluation. You may need a chest x-ray. ...Read more
I have an uti. I'm on cipro (ciprofloxacin) not feeling better on day 5. Culture showed trace blood and calcium crystals and mixed flora. Should I go back to dr?
What does this urine test result mean? <50,000 col/ml Mixed flora isolated. Mixed organisms indicated probable contamination not due to infection
Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean?
Abnormal urine epithelial cell large number of urine bacteria hyaline cast high & mixed flora of 3 oraganisms. What does this mean? How do I treat it?
Constant urge to urinate. Azo doesn't help. I've been on bactrim for 24 hrs now. Urine culture positive for nitrites and mixed flora?
Urine culture results: "Mixed flora. No significant pathogens isolated" what does this mean? Should I stop taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or continue it?
If you started your: Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) you should finish the entire course. Culture results are not helpful, but if your symptoms are improving, you should not worry. If symptoms persist despite completing the Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) consult with your doctor again. ...Read more
What does Mixed flora, and many WBC's and few epithelial cells mean in a sputum culture? I have CVID and interstitial lung disease.
Nt that useful: Mixed flora means they were not able to identify a particular organism; basically it can't be used to dictate therapy. ...Read more
A mixture of bacteria is normally present in the skin, mouth, colon, and vagina. What specimen was tested and why was the test done.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Bacteria from bowel: Mixed means more than one species of bacteria eg e. Coli (most common bacteria both in bowel/stool & in utis), enerococcus, proteus etc. Are amongst others. Sometimes indicate a contaminated urine specimen because more than one type of bacteria is present, but can sometimes be cause of an uti. Culture always worth repeating if mixed. ...Read more
Urine culture states mixed urogenital flora 50,000 – 100,000 colony forming units per mL. What does this means?
What do these results mean... Urine Culture, Routine (LC) ... Mixed Urogenital Flora 10,000-25,000 colony forming units per ML?
Urine Culture: You have "normal" bacteria which are not though to cause a disease (like a UTI) that grew from the culture. We have bacteria all over our body including the urological and genital areas that normally grow there. If you disagree and feel like you have a UTI, you can get the test repeated or look for other causes. ...Read more
Urine test result stated the following:
>50, 000 col/ml mixed urogenital flora.
What does this mean or indicate?
URINE TEST: It means you do not have uti. Culture result should be more than 100, 000 col / ml. To have uti. ...Read more
Doctor said culture was neg. My actual results said >100000 colony forming units/ml of mixed urogenital flora. Still, have symptoms-what do I do?
Get cath urine: Generally mixed flora like that indicates contamination. A cath specimen should be done and if still shows bacteria then would treat with antibiotics. If cath symptoms are neg and you still have urinary symptoms then need to see a urologist for possible direct bladder examination (cystoscope). ...Read more