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Combur urine test (strips) when compared the colors to the container, PH was very high (8/9) and ERY was also very high (highest) what does this mean?
Here are some...: Why did you get urine chemstrip test? Did you have urinary symptoms? Did you collect the urine carefully enough so to no contaminate the specimen, especially during period? So, before drawing conclusion from limited urine test result, a review of history is needed so to correlate the finding with your individual clinical situation. ...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
Different companies: Make different strips compare yours to bottle strip came in and you'll figure it out :). ...Read more
After a 4 month ecoli uti, i now have weird tickling? Sensation in my urethra and very tiny traces of blood on urine test strip?
Repeat culture: First, you should not have a UTI for 4 months. If you have been properly cultured and treated the UTI should resolve. A "tickling" sensation could be a sign of irritation / inflammation in the urethra (urethritis). Please get re-cultured and make sure you are being treated appropriately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a TURP done 4 weeks ago, urine test strip shows elevated leucocytes but C&S is negative for infection. What could be the cause?
I have 500+ on the Azo urine test strip, negative for the nitrite.Have had a low fever ranging from 99.0-100.3 for the last 2 weeks. What could it be?
UrineUrineEverywhere: There are lots of opinions about discrepancies between the Nitrite and Leukocyte parts of the urine test. But here's my take: if you have symptoms and either or both is positive then it's most likely a UTI; both negative, repeat the test in a day and if still negative, ask your doctor. No symptoms then don't take the test just for "fun." You may end up getting confused and wasting a lot of time. ...Read more
Urine test strips show 125+ leucocytes and 0.3+ protein. No traces os blood or nitrite. No pain, fever or other symptoms. Can it still be an infection what is the most likely cause?
Possible UTI: With those findings this could certainly be a uti. If you have symptoms of urine burning sensation, urgency, frequency, little urine production, bladder fullness it is the most likely problem. However, if you have no specific symptoms it might be necessary to order a urine culture for confirmation. It could also be contamination, a culture can definitely confirm that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urine test strips show 125+ leukocytes and 0.3+ protein. No traces of blood or nitrite. No pain, fever or other symptoms. Can it still be an infection? What is the most likely cause?
Male with UTI for 3 mos. Urinalys are negative but first void urine on test strips - tests pos for leukocytes and nitrites. taken several AB w/o succ?
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