Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
160 Doctors are Online
Ask a Urologist   »  

Done urine test, red blood cells, Rus cells and occasional epithelial cells. What does this mean?

User rating for this question
Answered by
Practicing since : 2001
Answered : 12540 Questions
I just had a urine test the microscopic examination results:
Red blood cells 0-2/HPF
Rus cells 0-2/HPF
Epithelial cells occasional

What does this mean?
Posted Mon, 21 May 2012 in Urinary and Bladder Problems
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 13 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query.
The results of your urine analysis are within normal limits.
Presence of red blood cells and pus cells upto 5 per high power field under a microscope ( HPF) are absolutely a normal finding and are not suggestive of any urinary pathology.
Epithelial cells are normally shed with our urine. Presence of an occasional epithelial cell in the urine is also normal.
Hence I reassure you that there is nothing to worry.
Hope this answers your query. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Urologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor