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Urine culture came back clean, however, (7 days later) I have a white discharge, strong odor and itchiness around outside. Extreme discomfort! ?
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
2days ago urine&blood tests clean(had dehydration),but irritation continued,urine culture was ordered.now I saw bubbles in side of bottle.CKD?
What does high white blood cell but no nitrites in urine mean? My urine culture came back clean but have high white blood cell count.
Grow UTI bacteria: 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. No growth is negative. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of bacteria: Gram + rods (or bacilli) are bacteria that stain with a special gram stain and also appear as rod-shaped (bacillus-shaped) under the microscope. Bacillus, clostridium, corynebacterium, ; listeria are the groups of bacteria classified this way. Gram + rods are not common causes of uncomplicated urinary tract infections. See your doctor for more assistance. ...Read more
Went to dr. 2 weeks ago urine culture came back positive, was put on ciprofloxan (not really any relief). But cultures came back negative?
Repeat visit to: Physician or urologist. Get another c;s.Get a more detailed answer ›
Any time now.: The urine desk in microbiology checks each urine culture for growth daily. If the urine is heavily infected, the culture could show positive results even after 24 hours. Most urine cultures are finalized after 3 days. If there is no growth, contamination, or uncommon bacterial species, processing could take longer. If you don't get a response contact your doctor's office, who can contact the lab. ...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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