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Rare Epithelial Cell
I received results for a sputum sample. They say Rare epithelial cells and few neutrophils. What does this mean?
Normal exam: No infection or WBC elevation- generally benign findings. ...Read more
I did my regular urine test. And report syas that I have rare epithelial cells and pus cells 0-2/hpf. Why it happens? Is there any serious prob
Clear nipple discharge tested results found rare epithelial cells rare gram positive cocci no neutrophils normal flora. What does this mean? Dr gone
Probably benign: The report sounds very innocent. It probably reflects an inflammatory process in your breast that will likely resolve over time. If it doesn't resolve over the next few weeks, you should see a breast specialist. ...Read more
What does rare squamous epithelial cell laden with bacteria present on cytopsin slide it's the result from my sons bronchoscopy?
Bronchoscopy AND analysis of specimen: Bronchoalveolar lavage, washings or brushings minimizes the contamination with upper respiratory flora and therefore increases isolation of the etiologic agent. However, the procedure is invasive. If bronchoalveolar lavage, washing or brushings fail to diagnosis the etiologic agent of pneumonia, a percutaneous transtracheal aspiration or lung biopsy may be collected. These are extremely invasive procedures, but will yield a sterile specimen, free of contamination from the normal flora of the upper respiratory tract ...Read more
Dx corneal ulcer 2 nights ago. Gram stain: v. rare squamous epithelial cells, no polys, v. rare gram neg rods. I have f/u, just want a sense of how bad?
Contact lens wearer?: Most corneal ulcers are from contact lens abuse. I hope your lens was taken out and you are started on antibiotic medication. It is a rare corneal ulcer that does not respond readily to topical antibiotics. I hope you are seeing an ophthalmologist and not an optometrist. ...Read more
What can cause a slightly low estimated creatinine clearance rate, urinalysis with high # of RBCs, few renal epithelial cells & rare mucus presence?
Here are some. ..: As long as there is break in mucosa and bacteria, bacterial entrance to build a beachhead will take place and unfold if your health defense immune ability does not suffice to fend it off. As to STD, gono, chlamydia, herpes, syphilis, HPV, etc can get into you if the aforementioned conditions are met for their entrance, survival, and growth... ...Read more
Here are some...: Do you have tight long foreskin? If so, this finding could be related to contamination at urine collection. But all test findings have to correlate with clinical picture. To figure what this may mean to you, follow instructions described in https://ebettercare. Com/feel-become-sick/ as well as those articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onUTI. Html. Thereby you can work well with doc for. .. ...Read more
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
Try again: It is always important to cleanse properly prior to obtaining the urine sample. Also, this type of result can be seen in the first void of the day. To verify this was accurate you should repeat the test making sure to cleanse properly and give a second (or subsequent) void of the day. ...Read more
My Wife is 50 years old. She has diagnosed S. Creatnine 137.6 umol? L, eGFR 37.0 mL/min/1.73 sq. M, urine test result is Epithelial Cell 0-2/HPF,
I had urinary test I got result pus cell:0-2/hpf, rbc:0-1/hpf, epithelial cell:few, bacteria few, mucus thread :moderate what does it say that?
Normal urinalysis: These results are entirely normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pap smear results. Epithelial cell abnormality, asc-us, endocervical home component present. Partially obscuring inflammation. Normal?
No: ASCUS stands for "atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance." You should follow-up with your OB/GYN for appropriate follow-up as your past history will be needed for proper management. ...Read more
My urinalysis indicate that erythrocytes is 2+, mucos thread, bacteria and epithelial cell moderate and rbc 4-6, wbc 4-8. What does it means?
I am 34 w/ lupus...my urinalysis had trace protein, hyaline cast 0-5, wbc 0-5, squamous epithelial cell 6-10. Doctor retesting...what does this mean?
I did a urine test everything was normal except its written that the Epithelial cells must be rare mine was many what does it mean?
Don't worry: A few vaginal cells ended up there. The clean catch was not perfect. If your physician is not concerned, relax ...Read more
Test reads squamous epithelial cells analysis is rare. Bacteria is also rare. Not sure what that means?
No worries...: These results (likely for urinalysis) are unremarkable. The term "rare" in this context means "very few in number." In other words, on microscope exam of the urine sample, there were very few bacteria (meaning not worrisome) and you had some squamous cells (very common, skin cells from skin outside of urethra [eg from penis or from your hand in close contact]). ...Read more
Hi, I'm 22 yrs old, F. Just wanna ask about my sputum results. 1stday: No AFB seen, PUS cells:few, Epithelial cells:few. 2nd day same except PUS:rare?
Pus cells;WBCs: Pus cells are white blood cells. It is normal to have a few or rare pus cells in a sputum but it would be concerning for infection if there were large numbers of them. AFB are acid fast bacilli and these are a marker for tuberculosis. The results are normal on both days with no sign of infection or AFB. However if they are concerned about TB with you then a sputum culture is needed. ...Read more
Gram Stain Result Few Polys Rare Gram negative rods N>10, 000 CFU/mL normal upper respiratory flora present no squamous epithelial cells seen?
Urinalysis : Puss cells : 12-14/hpf, Red Cells : 0-2/, Amorp Phosp : Few, Epithelial Cells : Mod., Bacteria :rare, Albumin: Trace. Do I have to worry?
Mediast biopsy results: lg bulky noncaseat granulomatous nodes. Rare presumptive corynebacterium species, alpha streptoccus, epithelial cells & wbc.?
Sarcoidosis: The bacteria you mentioned all benign skin contaminant and not because most likely of the noncaseating granuloma. Noncaseating granuloma skin happening sarcoidosis a poorly understood reactive process which can lead to shortness of breath. Other causes include fungal agents and yeast infections. A biopsy would be important. ...Read more
My daughter urinalysis test says she had few bacteria, Epithelial cells, Mucus Threads and Amorphous Urates are RARE. What does it mean?
Here are some...: Most likely, the findings of her urinalysis could be normal for a contaminated urine specimen. If she is free of urinary symptoms, leave her alone; if really concerned, repeat urinalysis with a carefully collected fresh urine specimen as carefully instructed. More? Ask her pediatrician. ...Read more
Pap bacteriology results were rare white blood cells, moderate epithelial cells, moderate bacteria, no clue cells. What does this mean?
It shows that you don't have a bacterial infection and the amount of cells are within expected limits
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Urinalysis: WBC normal, leukocytes normal, no epithelial cells, no yeast, no nitrates, rest normal bacteria is rare/HPF. Does this rule out infection?
These results do rule out usual infections and rule out any serious issues in the urinary tract.
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Epithelial cell: Epithelial cells are skin cells and cells that line the body cavities. They are not harmful. ...Read more
Squamous: Iy is a histological discription of certain cells- how they look under the microscope ...Read more
Depends: Do you have any symptoms such as dysuria, suprapubic pain, flank pain or fever? If yes, these findings may suggest an urine infection. If no, these findings are seen in contaminated sample, asymptomatic bacteriuria or colonization which is normal. A good perineal hygiene is usually helpful to avoid colonization of bacteria. ...Read more
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