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I got high fever & backache with protein and puss cell in urine

Hello, Im 66 yrs, female.I got high fever & backache. My urine routine report is SG-1.030, proteins-traces 10mg/dL,leucocyte esterase positive, pus cells 5-7WBC/HPF, crystals calcium oxalate, Urine culture report -No growth after 48hrs of aerobic incubation at37C. I am taking Ofloxacin 200mg, Renalka syrup. How come culture has no bacteria . Pls help.
Asked On : Thu, 3 Feb 2011
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presence of bacteria can not always be documented on a culture report.
inadequate number of organism, previous treatment with anitbiotic, improper sample collection , handling can all lead to culture negative report. treatment is not only based on the report but also the symptoms, presentation , clinical clues.
so you need not bother about being negative in culture.
hope this is helpful
Answered: Tue, 16 Aug 2011
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