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What does rbc OCC/hpf mean on a urinalysis?

What does rbc   OCC/hpf mean on a urinalysis?

Hematuria: Means that under microscopic examination there were occasional red blood cells seen in the urine. Discuss with physician that ordered urinalysis to determine what next step may be. ...Read more

Ua (Definition)

A ua is a urinalysis, or chemical and microscopic analysis of the urine. The standard urinalysis is performed with a dipstick test for ph, blood, protein, sugar, and ketones. In addition, a urinalysis usually includes a microscope examination to identify if the urine contains cells, "casts" (structures that indicate a problem originating in the kidney) or crystals (such as ...Read more


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Urinalysis results were: S.G. 1.007, pH of 6.0 and UBG of 3.2 umol/L what does this mean?

Urinalysis results were:  S.G. 1.007, pH of 6.0 and UBG of 3.2 umol/L what does this mean?

Here are some ...: All reported value can be normal, but SG of 1,007 is indicative of diluted urine resulting from common compulsive beverage consumption or occasional impaired kidney function in its concentrating ability. Detail? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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What could my urinalysis test results mean?

What could my urinalysis test results mean?

Your Doctor: can tell you the results and interpret them for you. This article is a good source of basic info: http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/TUTORIAL/URINE/URINE.html ...Read more

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What does Amphorous sediment present in urinalysis mean?

What does Amphorous sediment present in urinalysis mean?

Amorphous: Amorphous sediment in the urine can mean crystals and other solutes appear due to acidic or basic urine. Usually its not significant of any disease. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have Aurates = Many in urinalysis?

Usually, not ...: The presence of urate crystals in urinalysis usually means nothing important for average healthy persons, reflecting the degree of dehydration, the absorption and metabolism of purine which may vary and be affected by drugs, diets, diseases like diabetes, kidney failure, obesity, etc. In sum, it is commonly seen in urinalysis and usually not meaningful. More? Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Having 300ml col in an urinalysis what does it mean or cause is it bad?

Clarification needed: Urinalysis typically measures urine acidity (ph), specific gravity, protein, glucose, ketones, bilirubin, nitrates/esterase (indicator for infection), and hemoglobin (indicator of red cells). The values for these tests do not match up with your question, the only thing i can think of that matches up numerically on dipstick is protein (mg/dl) or glucose (mg/dl). Please clarify. ...Read more

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What does "pi" stand for on a urinalysis? And what does it mean when it is "high"? Urinalysis shows it as 5-10 when normal is 0-3

Urine analysis: I betcha your UA is registering "epi" cells. These are normal kidney or ureter or bladder or even vaginal cells. Sometimes the tech will report "squamous" cells. Urine pH is also reported but normal range is 5 to 7. Shedding these cells is not particularly worrisome, but interpretation requires a reading of what else is in the urine and if an illness is apparent. Suggest repeat and discussion ...Read more

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Hello. I am sure you are quite busy but I wanted to know if I sent you my urinalysis report, could you explain what the "abnormal" and "Rare" mean?

Hello. I am sure you are quite busy but I wanted to know if I sent you my urinalysis report, could you explain what the "abnormal" and "Rare" mean?

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What can a "dipstick urinalysis" mean?

A screening test: Urine is routine testing for many chemicals by dipping a paper coated with reagents. It tests for ph, sugar, proteins and more. It is used to screen urine for many diseases. See this site for more info.
http://library.med.utah.edu/webpath/tutorial/urine/urine.html. ...Read more

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What does blood 1+ mean in a urinalysis?

What does blood 1+ mean in a urinalysis?

Blood in the urine: Blood in the urine has nearly 100 causes. It is never normal. It should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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What does trace of pus in a urinalysis mean?

What does trace of pus in a urinalysis mean?

Need to rule out: Infection in the urinary system. You did not provide a quantitative information about the number of pus cells. All lab results need to interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ...Read more

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What does 0-32 in rbc/hpf in my urinalysis mean?

What does 0-32 in rbc/hpf in my urinalysis mean?

Blood in urine: Any amount fo rbc's higher than 0-5 should be evaluated by a urologist. If you are a female you have to make sure that you are not ovulating or menstruating. If that is the case, it should be repeated and if still elevated, workup should be done. ...Read more

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What do abnormal squamous cells in urinalysis mean?

Several things: Having an abnormal urilnalysis can result from several factors. Things such as infection, bladder stones, catheterization (especially prolonged urinary catheterization), and malignancy can be possible causes. If this was detected, a urological evaluation should be sought to include a cystoscopy (placement of a telescope into the bladder to visualize the bladder). ...Read more

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Urinalysis found crystals & blood ? What does this mean

Urinalysis found crystals & blood ? What does this mean

May have: Kidney/bladder stones. Please discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What does a mucus # of 4+ from a urinalysis profile mean?

What does a mucus # of 4+ from a urinalysis profile mean?

Urinary/sexual: usually this is vaginal, sexual mucous depending on your cycle. It is worth repeating that exam. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have blood in your urinalysis?

Hematuria: It can be from many caueses including infection but if you are not having cystitis symptoms, it is recommended you see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there are tyrosine crystals in urinalysis?

What does it mean if there are tyrosine crystals in urinalysis?

Considered abnormal: These crystals are uncommon in the urine and are an abnormal finding. They are usually seen in patients with severe liver disease or genetic disorders involving tyrosine metabolism. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high sq epi of 110 in microscopic urinalysis?

What does it mean to have a high sq epi of 110 in microscopic urinalysis?

Contamination: Squamous epithelial cells in a urine sample means that the sample has skin cells from the outer urethra in it. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have too many amorphous crystals present in your urinalysis?

Not of major concern: Amorphous crystals are commonly found in the urine of healthy individuals. They usually don't have any diagnostic implications. Water intake in a healthy individual should be 60-80 ounces water daily. Make sure you keep hydrated. ...Read more

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Good day what does this result from my daughters urinalysis mean?? am urates/pO4: many

High: uric acid. in blood.
Gout
* Uric acid stones in the urinary tract, in the kidnes, soft tissue (tophi)
treatment
Avoiding alcohol
* Maintaining a healthy weight
* Losing weight if you're overweight
* Avoiding foods high in purines meats. ...Read more

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In December my urinalysis said Hemoglobin small and today it says trace. What does this mean?

Old blood: in your urinary tract- may be from your last cycle or a very low grade bladder infection. ...Read more

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My test requisition form stated there was an x by "dipstick urinalysis". What does this mean?

Test for urine: One of the common ways of examining urine is by dipping paper coated with multiple chemicals and seeing the color changes. See this site for more info.
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/urinalysis/my00488/dsection=results. ...Read more

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I got urinalysis results..and what does Blood UA mean? It says Trace Intact..whats this all mean?

I got urinalysis results..and what does Blood UA mean? It says Trace Intact..whats this all mean?

Urinalysis: The dipstick showed the presence of a trace amount of blood but this could be a contaminant from the vaginal area. Recheck another urine specimen being very careful to avoid contamination by using a clean catch technique. Also request a microscopic analysis which will show any red blood cells present in the urine. If there are no red blood cells, you're ok. Discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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I had a routioe urinalysis and the pH of my urine is 7.0. What does this mean? Is it abnormal? Please explain. Thank you.

I had a routioe urinalysis and the pH of my urine is 7.0. What does this mean? Is it abnormal? Please explain. Thank you.

normal: The ph of the urine reflects the acid-base balance of the body. The kidneys filter the blood to keep it in balance. 7.0 is within the normal range. ...Read more

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On a recent urinalysis, under blood it came back as trace-intact. What does that mean? It shows up every once in awhile.

On a recent urinalysis, under blood it came back as trace-intact.  What does that mean? It shows up every once in awhile.

Here are some...: Trace blood on chem-strip urine test is not uncommonly, and microscopic urinalysis should follow to verify if degree of microhematuria is clinically significant or not. In practice, microscopic urinalysis shows 3-5 red blood cells per high power field is significant. Such patients will need further evaluation with imaging studies for kidneys, cystoscopy, etc. More specific detail? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Urinalysis with positive ca125. What does this mean?

Urinalysis with positive ca125. What does this mean?

Not sure: Ca 125 is used to follow response of ovarian cancer to treatment, it is not considered a good screening test for the general population (too many false positives) but is used to screen patients that cary a deleterious brca mutation. Urine ca125 is not routinely done but very elevated levels may be significant; but it doesnt correnlate with serum (http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/7944239#). ...Read more

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What does "occasional bacteria" mean in a urinalysis?

What does "occasional bacteria" mean in a urinalysis?

Usually nothing: It is basically impossible to keep a few bacteria from finding their way into a specimen. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have mucus threads in my urinalysis?

Usually nothing: Mucus frequently appears in the urine. If there are no symptoms, it is nothing. If you are concerned, you can have a formal urinalysis done by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What does a leucocytes of postive (1+) on a urinalysis mean?

Sometimes: These white blood cells spill in the urine when in presence of in your bladder. You don't have to have necessarily active, symptomatic infection to have these present in urine. ...Read more