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Gram Negative Rods In Urine
Probably E Coli: There are many dozens of bacteria that can be lactose fermenting gram negative bacilli. This is just a classification scheme based on gram positive or negative; rod (bacillus) or cocci (ball); and what they grow on in a laboratory evaluation. Examples include e. Coli, klebsiella, enterobacter, citrobacter. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I am 25 weeks pregnant and my urine culture report shows: Growth of three types of gram negative bacilli. What does it mean?
Possible infection: Most people with bladder (urinary tract) infections have only one bacteria causing the infection. Having three different bacteria causing an infection is possible but rare. More often, there are several bacteria picked up off your skin when you urinated, and these are the bacteria that grew in the lab culture. See your doctor for a repeat culture; if you have symptoms, continue treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
A friend of mine has urine test & resulted rare gram positive cocci & gram negative bacilli-what does this mean? she has very high fever as well.
Fever: OK...this is likely contamination of the urine source. In most infections there will be the predominance of one bacterial species causing the issue...and there will be many per high powered field. In her case, there are 2 types and only rare (per high powered field) and you didn't mention any white blood cells either. This doesn't look like much to my eyes. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Gram negative bacilli found in urine? does this mean a urinary tract infection? Doc didnt even mention it.i am urinating more frequently but no pain
My gram stain results: many gram negative rods, few gram positive cocci, strep.-like, rare wbcs. I completed a 10 day course of pcn, i still have s/sx?
This could be normal: Bacteria are classified, broadly, as being gram-negative or gram-positive (retains violet dye color after staining--gram stain-- a lab slide with specimen on it). And either being rod (cylindrical/barrel shaped) or spherical (cocci) when viewed under a microscope. Gram negative rods are very common in the genital tract, and it sounds like you don't have too many. I say probably normal. Good wishes ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What do u mean with gram stained smears shows numerous gram-negative rod-shaped bacilli?. Its my lab result please help
Bacterial infection: By gram negative rods / bacilli. You didn't say where, but even if this is sputum and you are a smoker, it's likely it's a real infection. Your physician knows how to deal with it, and if you've gotten the report, he/she has already got plans to treat it. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
At the hospital, i had three blood cultures that contained gram-negative rods. What does this mean?
Sepsis: It sounds like you had a severe blood infection. Gram negative rods can come from the bowel or from a urinary tract infection. Untreated it could be deadly! it sounds like you are ok now and likely will have no long term problems...Just depends on the details! ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Gram negative rod blood infection after c-section; where it came from why it happened; do I have organ damage; they treated it 5 days after c-section.
Infectious diseases: Blood stream infections by "gram negative rods" are often what we now call "healthcare associated infections" or hai's. Seen in hospitalized patients with indwelling urinary catheters or central venous lines. Patients who are chronically ill or immunosurpressed and those hospitalized for extended periods of time are more susceptible to these infections. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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