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Squamous Epithelial Cells Urine Sed Automated Count Qual
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
Does an urinalysis report of: leukocyte esterase 1+, urine WBC 6-10 and squamous epithelial cells 0-5 mean an infection?
Not necessarily: Voided (vs. catheterized) urine specimens in women are potentially subject to contamination. Urine culture is the definitive method of determining the presence of infection. Another important point is that in older women in the absence of symptoms, this kind of urine abnormality alone or even a positive culture should not be treated with antibiotics (asymptomatic bacteriuria). ...Read more
Come from vagina: Finding of squamous epithelial cells in womans urine indicates it is not a pure bladder ; urethral specimen as these structures are lined by transitional urethelial cells (tuc) ; not epithelial cells. Tucs are much samaller than vaginal epithelial cells. ...Read more
Not worrisome: Squamous cells in urine could be contamination from genitalia's squamous epithelium mucosa or from trigone area of urinary bladder (female). Not worrisome. We are talking about benign squamous cells. ...Read more
If >100 squamous epithelial cells/lpf indicates contamination of urine specimen, do I still need worry abt high wbc, pos leukocyte esterase & mucous?
Would simple abdominal xray show inflamed kidneys? Xray normal, urine analysis showed few non squamous epithelial, mucous, & rare bacteria? Meaning?
No: Abdominal x-ray is not a good test to see if your kidneys are infected. The urine analysis looks like it was not a clean catch, meaning the collection was not done in the optimal manner, but it does not look like there is an infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hazy urine positve for bacteria mucous and white blood clumps and triple the amount of squamous epithelial what does this mean with flank pain?
Urologist needed: See a urologist to DX your problem. ...Read more
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