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Types Of Bacteria In Urine Culture
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
Differentiate between staphylococcus and streptococcus species in terms of Morphology,Biochemical test and Culture?
Staph vs Strep: This is a complex subject that is not conducive to extensive discussion here. Suggest you get a microbiology text. Staphylococci are larger and grow more in clumps than chains. Staph that produce coagulase are species aureus, the others are a wide variety of less pathogenic organisms except for lugdenensis which has characteristics of aureus in producing disease. ...Read more
What can be the cause of haematuria, polyurea and in urine microscopy pus cells(10 in number) epithelial cells, leucocytes?
Could be infection: Sounds like it could be a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) But there are other possibilities. UTI's often show blood cells in the urine (hematuria) & leukocytes (white blood cells=pus=pyuria) are also present. However epithelial cells (skin cells) in a urine specimen can indicate that the urine specimen was not properly collected & has some cells from outside the urinary tract, too. Ask your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bacteria: The first possibility is that it is a "dirty sample" meaning that bacterial contamination took place and it was not a clean catch urine. In the event that it was clean, the presence of bacteria along with other markers, symptoms, and so forth would give a better picture. The presence of wbcs, leukocyte esterase, and nitrites are common in urinary tract infections. So more info is needed. ...Read more
Similar: In many cases the procedures for collecting a specimen can be the same for both. Ideally you want to avoid contamination with bacterial cultures. With fungal cultures the growth media used can often help avoid bacterial contamination. Either way the process is pretty simple even if a blood culture may be involved. ...Read more
Bacteria: Our body has all the skin and mucous membranes covered with millions of bacteria as part of our normal flora (population of organisms). These may include any bacteria from the stool which can populate the female genital tissues, including some species of cocci, which are ball-shaped organisms, and this includes many different species.. ...Read more
Gram stain sputum- presence of few epithelial cells, moderate number of pus cells,few gram positive cocci in chain observed in smear
What does this in?
Sputum gram stain: Sputum gram stain testing is not done nearly as often as it once was, since we now know it usually isn't very helpful in diagnosis. The white blood cells (pus cells) suggest infection like bronchitis or pneumonia -- but it's usually possible to judge this just by appearance of the sputum (e.g., yellow or green mucus). Gram pos cocci could be entirely normal bacteria. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Urinalysis culture? 10,000-50,000 CFU/mL of Mixed nonuropathogenic Gram positive flora. May represent colonizers from external and internal genitalia?
White cells in urine three different antibiotics, no symptoms, told no bacteria both times with culture. What can cause WBC in Urine?
WBC in urine: We see this a lot in practice especially in women because of their open system if the patients has no symporms go and do a urine via clean catch usually when repeating with a clean catch WBC are longer present I have all my female patient now collect tHat way now ask the lab to do your urine that way they willl give you a soapy to clean th area and then collect your urine midstream ...Read more
Can't keep them out: These little creatures live on the skin, and it's not possible to sterilize the venipuncture site perfectly. Usually they mean nothing. One pitfall -- anthrax bacilli mimic corynebacteria if the technician isn't paying VERY close attention. But you'd also be frightfully sick. Hoping the workup continues productive, and best wishes. ...Read more
Fever and urine in orange color -pus cells are 8-10/Hpf and epithelial cells are 6-7/Hpf in complete urine examination.
See answer: Your urinalysis may be indicative of either a urinary tract infection or normal vaginal contamination. The presence of only leukocytes (WBCs) in the urine has a poor predictive (<45%) probability for UTI and has resulted in unnecessary administration of antibiotics to one third to one half of treated patients. A urine culture is recommended and is the gold standard for the diagnosis of a UTI. ...Read more
How to treat Urine Infection which not show pus cells in urine but show RBC 20-30Hpf in urine?
and Infection which is Antibiotic Resistant?
UA FINDINGS: No. White blood cells are leukocytes, also known as neutrophils, and these appear in infection (UTI) , and in allergic attack on kidney. Casts are microscopic cylinders of protein, fatty acids, and cellular debris, most commonly. Casts can form from leukoctes that clump as cylinders in the nepron tubules, and casts can form from RBCS, too. Each has a pathologic meaning. ...Read more
Urine analysis for UTI showed trace bacteria and small amount of protein. What can cause protein?
Daughter had bacteria in urine but urine culture cam back negative was sent out to find exact bacteria but came back negative why is that?
Bacteruria: Unless they put a tube up into her and catheterized her to get the urine sample, bacteria form the skin and genital area can get into the urine sample. This is especially true in little girls where there are lots of nooks and crannies where skin bacteria can hide. They may see these bacteria when look at the urine under microscope, but they don't grow in culture in just skin source bacteria. ...Read more
My urine has an extremely high level of wbcs and blood in it. Urine cultures show no bacteria in urine. What can cause wbcs, blood, but no bacteria?
See comment: What were your symptoms ? Why was a urine test done? Negative culture means no bacteria , but it depends on how it was cultured...Tuberculosis needs special culture...Sometimes a foreign body like stone a polup may shed wbc, s ; rbc, s, yet culture can be negative !;i in medicine the most important part in tne diagnosis in the history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have white and red blood cells in urine and high white count in CBC but no bacteria in urine culture. Swollen lymph nodes in neck. Tire easily ?
Check type WBC: You need to see the type of white blood cells You cold have mono or Epstein Barr virus It gives you elevated lymphocytes and swollen glands. Sometimes you can have blood in your urine. Get the other blood tests done to check for mono or other viral infections. You also could have strep with elevated WBC with neutrophils along with swollen glands. See your PCP for more testing ...Read more
Have moderate bacteria in urine test but rest is all (_ve) e.g the RBC,leukocyte,protein or nitrate.Need for urine culture & antibiotic? 6months preg.
Depends upon type.: In most instances, urine should not contain any bacteria, and the presence of bacteria might indicate an infection. Sometimes when a urine culture is collected, a few bacteria from the skin or end of the urethra may "contaminate" the urine. In such cases, bacteria may not indicate a real disease. Need to know type and # of bacteria and whether there are accompanying white blood cells in urine. ...Read more
I am a male 33 years, just got a urine culture done that says minimal bacteria under 10,000...is that ok?
Urinary infection: Bacteria usually originate from the bowel, vagina, or skin as normal flora of the host. Gram-positive organisms can include staphylococcus saprophyticus (causative organism in 5% to 15% of utis) and enterococcus faecalis it means urinary infection related to gram positive organism. ...Read more
I recoverd up from cbp(step aurea mssa) but condition are same still there is no bacteria in prostate smear and urine culture any anitibiotic suggest?
Prostatitis: If, and this is a big IF, the condition is caused by Staphylococcus aureus sensitive to methicillin, one of the few antibiotics that penetrates into the prostate is clindamycin. The organism should be sensitive, it can be taken orally, and will reach the site of involvement. All this depends upon whether it is actually causing the symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more
Daughter had no bacteria in her urine but it was sent out cuz there was still some in it can a urine culture tell whether this is affecting the kidney?
No: A urine culture only tells you if there is bacteria in the urine. If there is, it could be confined to just the bladder and not at all affecting the kidneys. However, a positive culture does not exclude kidney involvement either. Doc will be looking at whether there is protein in urine and blood work of BUN and creatinine to see if kidneys involved. ...Read more
The basics: A urine culture is done by taking an amount in a tiny loop, like people blow bubbles from only smaller & dragging it across the surface of a growth media (agar). The drag pattern is like rows in the field. It is incubated overnight and ANY germ or germs in that urine can show up growing. A single germ in large quantity would suggest a true infection. Multiple germs would suggest contaminants . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is strep group d in urine culture is it different from e.coli ?and is it more harmful than e.coli Bacteria?
Colon derived: Group D strep is typically a colon bacteria. It is very different than E. Coli, even though E. Coli is also a colon bacteria. Group D strep does not produce irritating infections or toxin associated infection. E Coli can produce serious painful infection. Group D strep is known also as Strep Bovis. It can produce endocarditis and can be associated with malignancy or diverticular disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you need to perform a urine culture test if your urinalysis is positive for nitrate and bacteria is moderate?
Do you need to perform a urine culture test if your urinalysis is positive for nitrate and bacteria is shown as moderate?
Daughter had 3 urine culture last one had glucose but came back negative what else could cause cloudy urine no bacteria either?
Normal finding: The urine is one of the trash removal systems of your body. Urates ( the origin of the name urine) found in the pee are breakdown products of protein metabolism. They tend to cloud up when the urine is more concentrated. Urine can certainly cloud up when there is lots of bacteria or white cells, during a UTI, but it can do so when it's not infected & just doing its job. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had my urine culture 2 yrs ago. Says LIGHT GROWTH OF K. PNEUMONIAE. I didn't had any medication. Is it possible to spread the bacteria on my lungs?
Doubtful: Uriaty infectiond usally do mnot to to the lungs ...Read more
Tiny sample of urine is spread on a bacterial growth culture medium, e.G agar & placed in an incubator to grow. Positive urine cultures demonstrate colonies of bacteria which can then be identified. Such colonies can then be recultured in presence of various antibiotics to identify to which the isolated organism is sensitive. ...Read more
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