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Child with continuous fever and cold. Urine tests showed protein trace, leukocytes, epithelial cells. What is the conclusion?

My 4 year old daughter had vomiting 4/5 times in the night and in the morning had a slight fever . she has cold . consulted pediatrician; had drugs and he requested to take routine urine test. Had drugs for one day and she has recovered; no vomiting; no fever; had only one dose of p250. In the urine report, seeing the following parameters which does not seems to be normal: PROTEIN: Trace; LEUCOCYTES; 3-4; EPITHELIAL CELLS: 1-2. Any concerns? UTI?
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The urine routine test should always be interpreted along with clinical history .
Presence of leukocytes does indicate a urinary infection however 2-4 in no could be a variation of normal especially if child has no urinary complaints.
Also some viral infections can cause such a urine picture too.
Do follow up with your doctor and complete the course of medicines even if your child is feeling better now.
Wishing your child good health.
Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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