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How do urine tests show the presence of pyelonephritis?

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Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
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In brief: They don't

They show that the urine is infected but not whether that is in the kidney or just the bladder.

In brief: They don't

They show that the urine is infected but not whether that is in the kidney or just the bladder.
Dr. Scott Beard
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: They don not

The urine test shows only infection.
If you add fever and/or loin pain to urine infection you get pyelonephritis.

In brief: They don not

The urine test shows only infection.
If you add fever and/or loin pain to urine infection you get pyelonephritis.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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