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Urinalysis microscopy reads occasional WBC. Meaning?

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Posted on Thu, 24 Oct 2013
Question: Trying to understand my urinalysis microscopy it reads occ wbc what does this mean?
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (26 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Occasional WBC indicates UTI.

Detailed Answer:
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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
Dr.Patil.




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Urinalysis microscopy reads occasional WBC. Meaning?

Brief Answer:
Occasional WBC indicates UTI.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
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
Dr.Patil.