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Cytology Exam Of Urine Results
On urine test results, urine hemoglobin=trace-intact, urine microscopic = indicated, wbc/hpf=0-3, rbc/hpf=0-3. What do these results & terms mean?
Normal: The WBC and rbc are referring to the number of white blood cells and red blood cells seen in a range of microscopic fields of sampled by the lab technician. The number of these cells (0 to 3) for both types of cell is within the normal limits expected. These normal, scattered red cells are enough to cause a trace of hemoglobin on the chemistry test. So these are all normal results. ...Read more
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
Urine Drug Screen: This should not be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cystitis came back after no bacteria showed in urine culture. Gp ordered urine & blood tests + ultrasound. What are they looking for?
Reason : Your doctor is likely concerned about the reoccurence. He was to make sure you have normal urinary anatomy with no stones or tumors or abcess. ...Read more
Do i need treatment if my ua shows some trace of leukocytes , 1+ bacteria, clarity of urine hazy and urine culture negative staphylococu?
CYSTITIS: Cystitis is a clinical diagnosis meaning you tell the doctor you have it by telling him about symptoms. In rare occasions there are no symptoms and treatment is still indicated. ...Read more
When a urinalysis and urine culture is performed do they always do a microscopic exam of the urine sample to check for casts?
The chemical examination of my urine sample says positive albumin and the microscopical examination says many sperms, what does this mean?
Get evaluated.: The presence of sperms on microscopic analysis of the urine is not necessarily abnormal, & can occur if you gave your sample after recent ejaculation. If you are experiencing problems with ejaculation, get evaluated. More importantly, the presence of Albumin in the urine may be abnormal. Usually, the kidneys prevent such proteins from entering the urine. Followup with your primary care physician. ...Read more
Not much: While it could be infection (UTI) it could just be debri or phosphates. If you're not having any other symptoms probably no issue. www.peedoc.com. ...Read more
Will a urine SPG of 1.010 provide a valid dipstick urinalysis for WBC and RBC, and other components
on the dipstick? Are neg results valid w this SPG?
YES: normal dipstick results.Get a more detailed answer ›
Went for a microscopic urinalysis results - mucus present and urine culture- organisms recovered in low numbers. What do these mean? Infection?
My urine test results shows presence of erythrocytes (4+) and leukocytes (3+). What could it mean?
Blood: It means blood was detected.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dr. Found white blood cells in urine under microscope. Dip and culture tests normal. Neg for infection or bac.
Ct scan was normal. No stones. ?
Several causes: Ok..White cells in your urine indicates your kidneys/ureters or bladder is inflamed. All inflammation does not necessarily mean bacterial infection. Viruses can cause this too. Now..A ct scan. A ct scan will only show "stones" if they are calcium or mineral based. Cholesterol stones will not show up like this. Interstitial cystitis can also be present exactly as you've described. ...Read more
Dipstick hematuria, normal RBC under micro analysis. Negative cytology and negative Renal and Bladder ultrasound. I am still worried.
Can a simple urine analysis, urine culture or semen analysis report detects HIV infections/bacteria or stds?
Did blood work and urine sample for woman physical exam. Everything came back normal except for "hemoglobin 1+" in urine sample. What could this mean?
Possibilities...: This means there was a small amount of microscopic blood in the urine sample. One of the most common reasons for a female is having your menses at the time the sample was obtained. Another common reason is if a catheter was inserted to obtain the sample. If neither of these explains it, it might be best to repeat the urine test and pursue further tests if the blood is still present. ...Read more
"had a pap smear in conjunction with an HPV test. Lab returned pap test negative for malignancy. Does result include HPV results?
No.: The "negative for malignancy" refers to the pap. The high-risk hpv test in conjunction with is would be reported as positive or negative. Check with your doctor's office to get that result. The good news for you is that with your normal pap results if your hpv test is negative you can safely extend pap smear screening to up to 5 years. Annual exams are still advised. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers