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Urinalysis microscopy reads occasional WBC. Meaning?

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Trying to understand my urinalysis microscopy it reads occ wbc what does this mean?
Posted Tue, 22 Oct 2013 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Occasional WBC indicates UTI.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have been investigated for gross hematuria.and your routine urine analysis shows presence of occasional WBC in urine .

Presence of occasional WBC suggests infection in urinary system,

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any more questions please feel free to ask me I shall be happy to help you

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