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Staphylococcus Simulans In Urine
Staph: Great wikipedia question. Different strains of Staph. ...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
Please am asking about urine test, microscopy general and sensitivity test. What is the result of staphylococcus aureus isolated?
Staphylococcus Haemolyticus found in small to mod. Amount in semen culture two times. No pus cells in urine and normal range in Semen. Should I treat?
Urine Culture Results 50, 000-100, 000 CFU/mL Staphylococcus coagulase negative not S.saprophyticus 10, 000-50, 000 CFU/mL Multiple organisms Meaning?
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
Can staphylococcus haemolyticus cause prostatitis? All major std negative. Urine culture shows staphylococcus haemolyticus. Prostatitis?
Staphylococcus haemolyticus isolated in a urine sample of my 2.5 year old son. Day before had fever around 40C and sore throat. Has a history of UTI?
Urologist: urinary tract infections in boys this age are very rare, and argue that there is likely something wrong with the anatomy of his urinary tract. He should have an ultrasound of his kidneys, ureters and bladder, and if anything is found there a voiding cysto-urethrogram. Touch base with his pediatrician or family doctor as he may benefit from seeing a pediatric urologist. ...Read more
Time to get checked: Depending on your other symptoms, there are several possibilities. It is very common for women to get urine infections, especially if you've only had the pain for a few days. Try cranberry juice and emptying your bladder frequently over the next 2 days. If your symptoms do not improve, you should go to your doctor to get tested as you may need antibiotics. ...Read more
Food for bacteria: When you hold your urine for long periods of time, you are actually creating an environment that is nourishing bacteria that could give you a urine infection. The other reason its wrong is that you can actually stretch your bladder, this is not very common, but can happen. The main reason is to avoid infection. Hope this helps! . Remember your kidney is a filter so you are holding toxins inside. ...Read more
Body temperature: Baby's urine can not be hotter than baby. Overall teperature of urine, even if baby has a fever will only be minutely higher than without fever being present. Increase of 5 - 6 degrees in urine temperature is virtually impossible to detect without an accurate thermometer. ...Read more
Fission: Thank you for being candid about your writing a science paper. This is a very basic question about microbiology, and you'd be doing yourself a favor to go to a good textbook of microbiology and learn the essentials rather than try to get answers piecemeal from physicians. ...Read more
Staph infections: Staph, or Staphylococcus aureus, is one of the 'bullies' of the microbial world. In fact, it will often attack the 'weak spot' - such as a bad back or site of previous injury. So it kind of depends on 'where' the weaknesses are. Hopefully you have good doctors that can guide you. Infectious disease doctors are specialists when it comes to Staph infections - so feel free to ask more Qs here on HT. ...Read more
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