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Gamma Hemolytic Streptococcus Urine
See below : We usually do not treat positive urine cultures unless the person has urinary symptoms such as burning while urinating, urinating much more than often, or bloody urine...The main exception when we do treat positive urine cultures regardless of symptoms is in pregnant women. Anyways you should definitely check with your doctor. ...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 culture - 10-49k beta hemolytic strep, group b - other gram positive organisms from urine. Can you interpret?
Can staphylococcus haemolyticus cause prostatitis?
All major std negative. Urine culture shows staphylococcus haemolyticus. Prostatitis?
Is GBS a second cause of my UTI? culture results: 10,000 CFU/mL Streptococcus Group B, (S. agalactiae) AND >100,000 CFU/mL Escherichia coli
Common: Group b is strep is a normal bacteria in the vagina for three out of ten women. It is not caused by anything in particular and is not harmful to you unless it makes it way into the bladder and cause a urinary tract infection which should be treated. Pregnant women are tested at 35-36 weeks because while the bacteria isn't harmful to mom the baby could get pneumonia and very ill from group b strep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine Culture Results
50,000-100,000 CFU/mL Staphylococcus coagulase negative not S.saprophyticus
10,000-50,000 CFU/mL Multiple organisms
See below: 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, the colony count, the dominant organism and multiple organism all suggest that this is not real urinary infection. The organisms are likely to be skin contaminants. ...Read more
Alpha hemolytic streptococcus are non pathogenic but streptococcus pneumoniae is grouped under this group. Why?
They're pathogemic: Alpha hemolytic strep are not non-pathogenic. They include the pneumococcus ( strep pnemoniae) and also viridans group strep. These all cause human disease. ...Read more
Hi Doc, had UTI test. Result: Epithelial cells 1-2/HPF, pus Cells 2-3/HPF, colony count 100,000 cfu/ml. Organism Isolated:Staphylococcus saprophyticus?
Possible UTI: The organism you described is a skin contaminant and is not considered a pathological bacteria it is not the bacteria that has given you a bladder infection. If you have pain on urination or pain around the belly you may have a bladder infection these values in your urine analysis are not diagnostic of a UTI. ...Read more
How do u treat urine positive for alpha hemolytic streptococcus and lactobacillus? positive nitrates
No treatment needed: These bacteria do not cause urinary tract infection. They come from your vagina or labia, i.e. the urine specimen was not a true "clean catch". THe positive nitrates may mean you have a UTI, but if so it is due to other bacteria that apparently were missed on culture. Discuss next steps with your doctor. ...Read more
Urinalysis: 3+ bacteria, 2-4 hyaline casts, 0-5 RBC Neg for protein, ketones, bilirubin, blood, glucose. Could hyalin casts mean early kidney disease?
Kidney disease: Possibly but not likely. Please see your doctor and if possible sent me a note about how things are going. ...Read more
Urobilinogen Qualitative Urine 2.0mg/dL, Leukocytes Esterase Urine 75 WBC/uL, WBC Urine 11-25/HPF, RBC Urine 2-5/HPF. What does all this mean?
Is > 100, 000 col/ml staph coagulase negative beta lactamase positive in urine culture an infection or skin contamination?
No: Alpha hemolytic strep is usually a contaminant. ...Read more
3 different kinds: Streptococci growing on so-called blood agar can be alpha-hemolytic (partial hemolysis) causing a ring of green around the colony, beta- hemolytic (complete hemolysis) causing a clear ring around the colony, or gamma-hemolytic (no hemolysis) with no ring around the colony. ...Read more
Urinalysis result leukocytes esterase +2 urobilinogen +1 bilirubin +1 erythrocyte +1 pus cells 15 to 20 hpf bacteria few?
Symptoms?: If you are having symptoms, like burning when you urinate, voiding too often or having urgency, this taste could indicate a urinary tract infection. However, an improperly collected specimen can also give an abnormal urinalysis. See your doc if you have symptoms. If you don't see him and repeat the test in a couple of weeks or so. A urine culture shows what bacteria might be causing this, if any ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine test that shows WBC is 1620!? What's the usual range? Rbc 90. Bacteria +2. Blood +3.Nitrate negative, protein +1. Uti or kidney infection?
Here are some ...: If you've no fever or backache, get urinalysis with properly collected urine specimen at no period for adequate confirmation. If still abnormal in UA, a thorough evaluation for kidneys, ureters, bladder, & urethra is needed. To process such care, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html & http://formefirst.com/hematuria.html. Besides, working on lifestyle will help further.. ...Read more
25yo male asymptomatic, come with urine biochemistry showing positive nitrite, red cells 1+, protein 1+, bilirubin1+, urobilinogen 1+. Why?
Urine results: These results could be all false positive, but he needs to be evaluated further by repeat ua and culture. Nitrites can be positive from air exposure, contamination or phenazopyridine. Protein can be present transiently from benign causes such as standing for a long time. Bilirubin and uribilinigen can be due to liver/biliary problems. Rbcs can be due to infection, stones, tumors or kidney disease. ...Read more
Is a group of bacteria that grown in long chains of cocci (round cells). They are classified in part by whether they hemolyze sheep red blood cells completely, partial or not at all. The beta (complete) hemolysis ones are further classified by their capsules and the prototype is group a streptococci, that cause strep throat and rheumatic fever. The Alpha (partial) ...Read more
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