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Urine (Definition)

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


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21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease.E-coli in urine.Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.

21days in icu forsepsis, parkinson, prostate & kidney disease.E-coli in urine.Now urine shows same result-2 high sensitive drugs become resistant. Help.

Advanced question: If resistance is seen with 2 classes of antibiotic drugs, an alternate antibiotic which e coli is sensitive to, will be chosen and the source of the infection- likely a chronic foley catheter- will be removed. You ICU team of doctors is the most appropriate group to ask this question, specifically the id specialist (if there is one in your institution). ...Read more

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Have moderate bacteria in urine test but rest is all (_ve) e.g the RBC,leukocyte,protein or nitrate.Need for urine culture & antibiotic? 6months preg.

Probably not: Typical care for pregnancy includes a urine culture in early pregnancy. If that was negative and you have no symptoms, I wouldnt' treat at this point. Your obgyn can be more specifically helpful at your next visit. ...Read more

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Urine examination pH acid, protein trace, glucose nil, 2-3 wbc@hpt please is the test ok?

Urine examination pH acid, protein trace, glucose nil, 2-3 wbc@hpt please is the test ok?

WBC's & UTI: A clean catch urine usually does not contain wbc's, which may indicate a sign of asymptomatic bacteria in the urine(urinary tract infection). The urine can be sent to a lab for culture & sensitivity to see if any bacteria will grow to confirm or not the possible infection. ...Read more

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Went for a microscopic urinalysis results - mucus present and urine culture- organisms recovered in low numbers. What do these mean? Infection?

Unlikely: Urine screening tests also look for other markers of infection like nitrite and leukocyte enzymes. If those were negative and urine culture had low number of bacteria, it is not likely to be infection. ...Read more

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What blood test tests for staph infection in the blood?

What blood test tests for staph infection in the blood?

Blood Cultures: This is not a common question or situation and am not sure why you would ask. But, there are blood cultures. Staph is usually diagnosed by examination or direct wound culture. ...Read more

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Urine test lab results show protein and blood in the tribe but no growth. His means its not. Bladder infection. What could the blood and protein be caused by?

Urine test lab results show protein and blood in the tribe but no growth. His means its not. Bladder infection. What could the blood and protein be caused by?

Blood and protein: Your urine analysis findings of blood and protein could be caused by a glomerulonephritis (g). Ssee a nephrologist (n) to collect our urine for 24 hours to see how much proteinuria (p) you have as well as having blood taken to see if you have a cause for it. If you have > 1 gram of p/day, you may need a kidney biopsy to get a diagnosis and a prognosis. See a n for an answer to your query. ...Read more

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How do they test for renal disease?I have positive anas and protein in urine.Pain in kidneys and trouble peeping sometimes.Also have kidney stones.

How do they test for renal disease?I have positive anas and protein in urine.Pain in kidneys and trouble peeping sometimes.Also have kidney stones.

Kidney disease: Kidney disease is indicated by protein in urine, blood in urine, abnormal renal ultrasound, abnormal CT scan of kidneys, elevated serum creatinine, and kidney pain. Only one of these may be present. Or two. Or three. Or more. Requires interpretation in context. ...Read more

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Urine tests pos for leukocytes, cultures and catheterized sample and CT scan all neg. Only symptom is some pain in kidney area. Could this be an std?

Urine tests pos for leukocytes, cultures and catheterized sample and CT scan all neg. Only symptom is some pain in kidney area. Could this be an std?

Possibly: If you had leukocytes and dysuria with negative culture i would say yes, but the flack pain is unusual with an std. You should still probably be screened if you are concerned or at risk for an std. ...Read more

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Saliva test resulted in positive to acinetobacter baumannii and sphingomonas paucimobilis can you suggest any treatment?

Saliva test resulted in positive to acinetobacter baumannii and sphingomonas paucimobilis can you suggest any treatment?

See PCP: We usually do not culture saliva, those organisms are usually hospital acquired organisms and can colonize the mouth during prolonged hospitalization. Hence, they will be cultured from the mouth if tested. However, we treat based on clinical syndrome and would be hard too suggest treatment to you here. ...Read more

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Does blood tests to determine bacteria in stomach discard pregnancy?

Does blood tests to determine bacteria in stomach discard pregnancy?

No: The test looking for bacteria (H. Pylori) in the stomach is specific for that. You need to have a urine pregnancy test or serum (blood) pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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My urine has an extremely high level of wbcs and blood in it. Urine cultures show no bacteria in urine. What can cause wbcs, blood, but no bacteria?

My urine has an extremely high level of wbcs and blood in it. Urine cultures show no bacteria in urine. What can cause wbcs, blood, but no bacteria?

See comment: What were your symptoms ? Why was a urine test done? Negative culture means no bacteria , but it depends on how it was cultured...Tuberculosis needs special culture...Sometimes a foreign body like stone a polup may shed wbc, s ; rbc, s, yet culture can be negative !;i in medicine the most important part in tne diagnosis in the history. ...Read more

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Yes stool tested for usual bugs.No inflammation showed in the blood tests. no crohns, IBS, celiac etc. ?

Yes stool tested for usual bugs.No inflammation showed in the blood tests. no crohns, IBS, celiac etc. ?

Not sure: how you test for Crohn's, IBS from stools or blood tests. Crohn's is a biopsy pathological diagnosis. IBS is clinical. Celiac disease is the only one you can check a Tissue Transglutaminase Antibodies (tTG-IgA) titer for. What were your symptoms that prompted this work up? And part of the workup should always involve endoscopy. ...Read more

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When the doctor order cocci serology and species antibodies bartonella, what he expected to find?Lupus?Lyme diseases?

When the doctor order cocci serology and species antibodies bartonella, what he expected to find?Lupus?Lyme diseases?

Bartonellosis: Several variants. Cat scratch fever, carrion's, some endocarditis syndromes. Hope it's not bacillary angiomatosis -- or if it is, that you get effective rx. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does a positive fecal leucocyte test (when negative for all other bacteria, viral, and parasitic targets) ALWAYS indicate IBD?

Does a positive fecal leucocyte test (when negative for all other bacteria, viral, and parasitic targets) ALWAYS indicate IBD?

No.: It always indicates bowel irritation. It would be inflammatory not irritable bowel, or infection. How can they test for ALL infection ? basically needs scoping and biopsy. ...Read more

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Our baby has effected klebsiella bacteria. Found from urine culture test. Is that serious?

Our baby has effected klebsiella bacteria. Found from urine culture test. Is that serious?

Common germ: This is not the most common but is a common germ for urinary tract infections. It generally responds to a number of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is faceal calprotectin same as testing for c - reactive protein in blood test ? Do they test for same thing or different organism ?

Is faceal calprotectin same as testing for c - reactive protein in blood test ? Do they test for same thing or different organism ?

Different: It's a screen from Crohn's and ulcerative colitis and perhaps other inflammatory problems specific to the gut. The C-reactive protein is a test (in my opinion often misleading) for systemic inflammation. ...Read more

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