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Had my yearly exam.Did a cbc, lipids, a1c, thyroid&ua.Everything came back good except my ua showed moderate epithilial casts.What is that? Concerning?
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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
10 doctors agree
In brief: Not usually
Renal epithelial cells are normally found in urine and moderate numbers are not suggestive of underlying disease.
Its is also possible that the urine sample was contaminated and the epithelial cell are from lower urinary tract. Have this test repeated a few months later.

In brief: Not usually
Renal epithelial cells are normally found in urine and moderate numbers are not suggestive of underlying disease.
Its is also possible that the urine sample was contaminated and the epithelial cell are from lower urinary tract. Have this test repeated a few months later.
Dr. Raj Singh
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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
4 doctors agree
In brief: Contamination
Contaminated urine, not midstream, .

In brief: Contamination
Contaminated urine, not midstream, .
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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