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Epithelial Cell Urine
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
Try again: Epi's almost always are a marker of a contaminated specimen--it picked up skin cells along the stream. Need a good clean catch, and are looking for bacteria, white blood cells, nitrite, leukocyte esterase, and WBC casts for classic pyelonephritis (kidney infection). If ua clean other than red blood cells, might be a kidney stone. See a doctor for testing. ...Read more
I did two urinalysis at different timings, both showed high epithelial cells but urine culture was negative. Is there a possibility of cancer?
Results from urine sample show really high leucocytes and epithelial cells in urine. Also high erythrocytes. What could this be? No bacteria present.
Might still be a UTI: Gram +ve organisms tike staphloccus, stretococcus,& enterococcus are all nitrite negative & thus urine dipstick can show as -ve for bacteria, yet you can still have a UTI, Urine needs 2B cultured to rule out a UTI in presence of so many leucocytes, Another explanation could be Mixture of introital smegma + some menstrual flow. Very rarely & unlikely TB, unless exposed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Low grade fever for 10 days, coupled with elevated pus, rbc, phosphates, and epithelial cells in urine analysis liver enzymes were high but normalized?
There are 1-2 pus cells and 3-4 epithelial cell in my urine what does it means is it normal or not?
Urinalysis : If you do not have symptoms these types and numbers of cells are within the normal range ...Read more
Epithelial cells in urine is 18-20 hpf and red blood cells in urine is 2-3 hpf as I m pregnant. Do I need to worry about it?
No: Those are both insignificant findings usually.Get a more detailed answer ›
Interstitial problem: Renal epithelial cells are not normally found in the urine. Their presence reflects inflammation of the interstitial portion of the kidney and can be due to drugs, infections, or other diseases. Renal epithelial cells need to be differentiated from look like sunny side up eggs. Other findings could include blood and white blood cells. I'd recommend that your urine be examined by a nephrologist. ...Read more
Vaginal cells in it: Epithelial cells come from vagina and introitus and not from the urinary tract ; are a normal finding ; no cause for alarm. Squamous epithelial cells are a different matter ; could be from a squamous bladder growth. This would be uncommom in someone as young as you unless you born with bladder exstrophy. ...Read more
What to do if I have squamous epithelial cell in my urine analysis . it is 0-3 . is it anything to worry?
No: This just signifies contamination.Get a more detailed answer ›
What does occasional puss and epithelial cells means in the urine report?there was no number attached to it.I'm I infected?
Hello! I did a urine test and epithelial cells level in the urine was beyond the normal range. However, urine culture was negative. What could it be?
Nothing. It: probably wasn't a good clean catch specimen. ...Read more
WBC/HPF25-50,RVC/HPF2-5 Urine Epithelial Cells 1+No squamous epithelial cells
Squamous epithelial urine bacteria 2+ urine moucose 1+ whatdoesitmean?
Urine infection: Your urinalysis shows 25-50 White Blood Cells per High Power Field. The other values are either normal or just a little abnormal. This is very likely a urine infection. Do you have any symptoms? You probably need antibiotics. Try to get a urine culture first. Your primary doctor can prescribe. Consult me on Health Tap if you want to discuss more. Dr. Long ...Read more
What would be a reason for many epithelial cells present in a urine sample? Was also high for protein.
Contamination: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, One likely explanation is contamination of urine with vaginal fluid. Consult this site for proper urine collection technique. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/007487.htm ...Read more