What does my lab test report indicate?

Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 in Infections
Question: Pl tell me what this report means

Microscopy Result
Pus Cells : >25 / Low power field
Epithelial Cells : <10 / Low power field
Gram`s Stain : Plenty Gram negative bacilli ,Plenty Gram positive cocci in chains &
clusters,plenty Gram positive bacilli suggestive of diptheroids,occasional Gram
negative cocci seen
ZN Stain : No Acid fast bacilli seen

Sample Collected At:
Churchgate Wellness Centre
Age: 46.8 Year(s) Sex: Male

Reported On:
29/05/2015 06:43 PM
Answered by Dr. Indu Kumar 17 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Findings may indicate infection.

Detailed Answer:

Findings may indicate infection.
You need proper clinical examination and routine investigations.
Investigations may include routine hemogram,random blood sugar.
Infection is indicated by presence of excessive pus cells in sample.Infection is also confirmed by presence of bacteria in gram's stain.
You may need culture/sensitivity of sample so that proper antibiotics can be prescribed.
Few epithelial cells are normally found.
No Acid fast bacilli seen means absence of tubercular bacteria.

Get well soon.
Hope I have answered your question.
Further queries are most welcome

Take Care
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