What are clean catch urine tests for bladder infections?

Urinalysis and. Urine culture + sensitivities.Positive urine nitrite test for bacteria +/or leucocyte esterase white blood cells confirmed by microscopy will demonstrate a urinary infection.Urine culture will grow any any bacteria present and sensitivities will demonstrate which antibiotics will be effective.Pure bacterial colony count of >100, 000/ml on clean void culture indicates a uti, <100, 000 on cath. Spec.

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Is there a chance that an bladder infection is not detected in the urine test while you have?

Complicated. Urine cultures will occasionally be negative even when infection is present. Urinalysis will rarely be normal in the presence of uti. Sometimes doctors will treat empirically (without proving diagnosis) in women, particularly when they have had UTI previously. You should discuss this at length with your doctor. Read more...

Is it normal to have trace of leukocytes in urine? I saw my test results and was told I did not have a bladder infection but I feel some symptoms that lead me to believe I do.

Usually not. Trace leukocytes can be normal. However, if you are having symptoms your doctor needs to send the urine for a culture to make sure there is no infection. Have your urine retested and if it looks negative again ask for a urine culture to be done. Read more...

If I have a bladder infection and want to see a doctor for it, can that doctor tell from the urine test if I have been taking illegal drugs?

Different test . A urine tox screen would not be a routine test for somebody who presents with symptoms of a UTI they would have to specifically look for drugs in your urine. Read more...

My 93 yr aunt doc said her urine test showed she has a bladder infection. He is not treating it since she shows no symptoms. Is this ok?

More info? If your aunt truly has a urinary tract infection proven by a urine culture with an identified bacteria that is consistent with it not being just contamination, i would treat. Sometimes you can find white blood cells in the urine (possible infection) but no identifiable bacteria, or the bacteria you do find look like just contamination. In this case, just watching would be ok. Read more...
Yes. The condition you describe is known as a symptomatic bacteruria. This is a common finding in the elderly. It does not require treatment unless she is having symptoms. Read more...

Hi. I think I might have ovulated around 9/03/2013 and 2 days later had a bladder infection wid blood in urine. Now 11 dpo. When should I test 4 preg?

Pregnant? If you ovulated in september and became pregnant you should be very aware of it by now. If you typed the wrong date, you should test your urine with inexpensive strips available from pharmacy at 7-10 days after time you think you may have been impregnated, and then every several days after for a week or so. Read more...

3 urine tests, 1 blood test all negative for pregnancy. Still feeling nuaseas. Period came, bladder infection. Could I still be pregnant?

Unlikely. If you had a period since you last episode or unprotected sex you are not likely to be pregnant. Negative tests, if done more than two weeks after sex are further evidence against your being pregnant. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. Read more...