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Home Urine Protein Test
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
Can pregnancy blood test give false negative. 3 days late, urine test negative and blood test negative too?
Are home UTI tests accurate? What if I'm positive for leukocytes at home but negative for urine culture?
At home UTI test positive for leukocytes but urine test at hospital negative for white and red blood cells. 24 weeks pregnant. Uti?
URINE ANALYSIS: The dip stick is quite non-specific for an actual infection. The microscopic eval. With a culture and symptoms check is the way to diagnose and appropriately treat a uti. ...Read more
Had urine test, some results urine occult blood negative trace Urine protein screen negative, trace mg\dl negative. is this normal reading with trace ?
Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is in the best position to do that. Having said that, the results you provided are normal. ...Read more
Good question!: Took some research. Both hospital and home urine pregnancy tests are very sensitive. Hospital tests are generally considered more reliable but this fact was disputed in an article in the journal of Clinical Chemistry January 2014 http://www.clinchem.org/content/60/4/667.full where false negatives were found in a high number of tests from 5-7 weeks of pregnancy. A blood HCG test is most accurate. ...Read more
Urine pregnancy test positive one week with blood hCG of 1 and the next week urine pregnancy test negative?
How do doctors do pregnancy test blood test or urine test which is more effective doctor test or home pregnancy test?
Blood test: Blood test is more sensitive, provides a number, is generally positive sooner than urine test and is generally more reliable. Urine test is cheaper, can be done at home without the need to go to a doctor and is positive 4-5 days after a missed period. Both test are accurate when positive. A negative result on a test done too early is not meaningful. ...Read more
Had bloodwork & urine test don't know what IFE immunofix electrophoresis gel no Monoclonal proteins&IFE paraprotein urine not detected Test done for?
Yes: Yes is correct! the blood test will turn positive at least several days earlier. ...Read more
I had a urinalysis done and it showed urine glucose of 250 urine urobilingen 4.000 urine RBC 30 urine albumin 100.000 positive for nitrates % mod leuk?
??Toxemia: Increased protein in urine is one of the indications of toxemia of pregnancy. Some times it is impotent to get a better idea of the amount of protein being lost in the urine, especially in patients with kidney disease. Just because a test is ordered does not mean that the person has any disease. ...Read more
A protein urine test measures the amount of proteins, such as albumin, found in a urine sample. A blood test may also be done to measure the level of albumin. See: Serum albumin This test is most often performed when kidney disease is suspected. It may be used ...Read more
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