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Urine Culture Insignificant Growth
See below: If you do not have symptoms of uti, don't worry. ...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
Urinary infection: A count of more than 100, 000/ml is usually indicative of urinary infection. ...Read more
Urine Culture Results
50,000-100,000 CFU/mL Staphylococcus coagulase negative not S.saprophyticus
10,000-50,000 CFU/mL Multiple organisms
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
Urinalysis results have three "flagged" areas: Urine Occult Blood - Trace; Urine RBC 4-6/HPF; and Urine Bacteria - Moderate. Cause for concern?
Inflammation: Assuming pus cells are white blood cells (wbc's) in the urine (pyuria) , it is also seen in other situations such as irritation (eg. Urinary catheter) or excess wbc's (eg.Leukemias.). For uti's, clinical symptoms need to be prsent such as pain on urination. Note that you can still have a UTI without a positive cultre since not all bacteria can grow in the micro lab (eg. Chlamydia, mycoplasma). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine test : protein (1+) , trace of blood, few bacteria, hyaline cast/lpf (0-1), mucus rare. RBC/hpf 3-4, WBC/hpf 4-6, should I be worried?
Random urine normal no protein. same sample Urine Electro- no monoclonal protein normal test but incidentally noted 4 mg/DL Albunim. is this abnormal?
Vaginal swab result
direct smear: no trichomonas
gram stain : epithelial cells positive cocci and positive bacilli..Is it normal?
Culture, urine lab results.Specimen description: Foley.Culture urine:No growth.Explain this to me.What is foley? Could it grow later on?
Here are some ...: In the contest of this Q, Foley may imply taking urine speciment from Foley's catheter, which is the indwelling catheter used for someone unable to void - urinary retention. However, it is expected to see bacteria in the urine at a rate of 5-10% per day; so, in 2-4 wks, all patients with Foley's catheter to drain the urine out of bladder will expect to have bacteriuria no matter what... ...Read more
Had urine test, some results urine occult blood negative trace Urine protein screen negative, trace mg\dl negative. is this normal reading with trace ?
Normal: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is in the best position to do that. Having said that, the results you provided are normal. ...Read more
24 y/o male. Positive for trace non-hemolyzed blood on dipstick urinalysis. Everything else normal. Microscopic urinalysis next or don't worry?
Wouldn't worry: If your physician isn't worried, i wouldn't be. Just exercising can do this. ...Read more
final report microbiology results
50, 000-75, 000 col/ml mixed gram positive flora
is this normal or a uti?
Nothing: Especially if you're hungry, you can have +1 ketones and it's normal. You say you have cirrhosis and it is no surprise if you've got a bit of extra conjugated bilirubin in your blood spilling into your urine. I hope the cirrhosis can be addressed; if it's hepatitis C, perhaps you can get a cure with today's meds; if alcohol, perhaps abstinence can reverse it. Be strong & stay proactive. ...Read more
Do i need treatment if my ua shows some trace of leukocytes , 1+ bacteria, clarity of urine hazy and urine culture negative staphylococu?
CYSTITIS: Cystitis is a clinical diagnosis meaning you tell the doctor you have it by telling him about symptoms. In rare occasions there are no symptoms and treatment is still indicated. ...Read more
Would simple abdominal xray show inflamed kidneys? Xray normal, urine analysis showed few non squamous epithelial, mucous, & rare bacteria? Meaning?
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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