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Source urine. Site:FINAL REPORT CULTURE REPORT COLONY COUNT= 1,000-10,000 MIXED FLORA AT FINAL READING.. Means what please interperet 36 male?

Source urine. Site:FINAL REPORT  CULTURE REPORT COLONY COUNT= 1,000-10,000 MIXED FLORA AT FINAL READING.. Means what please interperet 36 male?

Likely contaminant: This is likely a contaminated urine specimen from not having a clean catch. Speak with your ordering physician to discuss the results in concert with your history, physical exam, and other lab results. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003751.htm ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

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


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Took a urine clean catch 36 male. Colony count = 1,000-10,000 mixed flora at final reading^L. Can you please interperet...

Took a urine clean catch 36 male.  Colony count = 1,000-10,000 mixed flora at final reading^L.  Can you please interperet...

Contamination: Unless you have symptoms of a bladder infection, it could be contamination. If you have symptoms of pain with urination, frequent urination, or urgent urination, then it may be a real infection with a contaminated specimen. With symptoms, urine also should be sent for chlamydia and GC. A repeat clean-catch with mid-stream urine after cleansing the head of the penis is also a good plan. ...Read more

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What does C1-10^COLONY COUNT= 1000-10000 mixed flora at final reading^L mean, on a urine culture.

What does C1-10^COLONY COUNT= 1000-10000 mixed flora at final reading^L  mean, on a urine culture.

Urine culture: This is a contaminated specimen and it means absolutely nothing. What symptoms do you have, what does your urinalysis show, what were the results of your physical exam and basic lab tests? The internet is not a place in which to turn for a diagnosis. Good luck and you should discuss this with the doctor who ordered it. If still need results get a clean midstream catch into a sterile container. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what a urine culture reading colony count= 10,000- 25,000 means ? Took culture for suspected prostatitis

Can you tell me what a urine culture reading colony count= 10,000- 25,000 means ? Took culture for suspected prostatitis

Incomplete: You have not reported to us the full report. It is missing the most important data. And, thus, it is impossible to answer your question. ...Read more

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Urine culture done reading is final 179.00538 C10-25 colony count= 10000-25000 what does this mean says antibiotic not listed I took this prostatitis?

Urine culture done reading is final 179.00538 C10-25 colony count= 10000-25000 what does this mean says antibiotic not listed I took this prostatitis?

Missing Info: You are not giving us the meat of the report. What is the colony of? Remember. It is the job of the ordering physician to interpret lab reports and to treat you appropriately. Going online is good for information. But, your question should be directed at your physician. The one who knows your symptoms and why you were tested in the first place. ...Read more

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My MIL's urine culture shows colony count > 100,000 of klebsiella spp. She is 69 yrs old, diabetic. Can we treat using medicines & avoid hospitalizat?

My MIL's urine culture shows colony count > 100,000 of klebsiella spp. She is 69 yrs old, diabetic. Can we treat using medicines  & avoid hospitalizat?

Two things: 1:She needs to see her doctor about klebsiella. 2: She is not a "diabetic' - she has "diabetes". Her goal should be to gradually rid herself of diabetes. She must have a dietitian see her and slowly teach her how to rid herself of diabetes. Yes, it can and should happen - not overnight but within the next year. If she does things properly she will be telling all her family and friends. ...Read more

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MIXED FLORA (3 OR MORE COLONY TYPES) what does that mean, urine test

 
MIXED FLORA (3 OR MORE COLONY TYPES) what does that mean, urine test

Contamination: When multiple different types of bacteria are present in urine culture it usually means that the specimen got contaminated with material in the genital area. It does not exclude urinary infection, but the results are not reliable. ...Read more