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What Does Wbc Mean On A Urine Test
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Proteinuria: Have a 24 hour urine collection to see the amount of protein in the urine and to assess your kidney function. I would also do a renal ultrasound to assess the size of the kidneys. Depending on the amount of proteinuria, i would send off blood for aso, anca 2, complement c3 and c4, hiv, hepatitis b antibodies, hb a1c and ana. A renal biopsy may also be needed for a diagnosis and a prognosis. ...Read more
Means nothing: A high RDW is a measure of the variability in size among red cells. When it is low, it's a fluke of statistics, and you should ignore it -- lab "normals" are set so that a few healthy folks lie outside. I run a high RDW as a frequent blood donor, and elevation is a common first-hint that something may be unusual; many healthies have high rdw's for various reasons. Labs mean nothing in isolation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nothing specific: The monocytes are a form of white cell, cousin to the lymphocyte, that often increases their relative number in a variety of infectious conditions. Mononucleosis is a lay term for the elevation when it occurs with an EB virus infection.Other viruses and some bacteria can trigger the same relative increase in monocytes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine results: Leukocytes/white blood cells indicate that inflammatory/infectious process is occurring, especially if rbcs are not present to support the idea of whole blood in the urine. Lab findings must be taken in a clinical context; we would need to know what symptoms, issues, or other info available if any to help evaluate. ...Read more
Possibly nothing: It depends on how low. Lymphs are one of the types of cells that fight infection but in isolated general questions like this without numbers it is very hard to answer and usually a slightly low lymph count is meaningless. In your case if concerned asked your provider that ordered your test. ...Read more
Brown urine: Did you mean urine is dark or is coke colored? The color of urine is not a very useful test, with some bizarre exception. You said you have leukocytes they are WBC and can be seen in many conditions, infection being one. The MD that ordered this test should offer the complete information and discussion. The Urine test has other components that need to be looked together as a complete picture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inconclusive: It means that you probably took the test too soon. If your period is not late yet you must wait. If that is not the case then take a second test. ...Read more
White blood cells: It means white blood cells were present. If this was a urine specimen, the presence of a few white cells is a normal finding, but a larger number could be a sign of a urinary tract infection. If you had labs and you have questions about them, your doctor should discuss the results with you. ...Read more
Pus: Pus is composed of decayed material and largely white blood cells. Hpf stands for high powered field and is an area measurement under the microscope for the number of cells counted. 0 to 2 is a tiny amount or trace. If symptoms and other lab findings support it this could represent an infection or other condition that needs treatment. Be sure to talk with your doctor for further assistance. ...Read more
First concern: Would be a urinary tract infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
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