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What does acidic reaction, pus cells in stool sample mean ?

my son is 5 years . He suffered acute gastro entritus 2 months back. He was hospitalized for 10 days and recovered. But after almost 2 weeks his stool test revealed presence of RBC : 4-5/HPF PUS Cells: 4/HPF Doctor prescribed broad spectrum antibiotbiotic for two weeks. After using the said antibiotic for two weeks, his stool examinatioren revealed Reaction: Acidic Pus cells: 1-/hpfand Blood Complete Picture Lymphocytes: 50% His weight is 22 kg What does this mean?
Asked On : Tue, 30 Aug 2011
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Your childs reports suggest that he was suffering from gastrointestinal infection causing pus cell and rbc in stool which has now cleared after treatment.But if your child was hospitalised ideally a stool culture if done could have determined the causative organism.But now if he has no symptoms and only 1 pus cell in stool per hpf then it means he has recovered.
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