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What does insignificant growth of urethral commensals in a urinalysis report suggest?

I have taken a urine culture - Specimen : Urine Types of culture - backterial aerobic culture Gramstain : no pus cells, occasional epithelial cells and occasional gram negative bacilli seen Final Report : insignificant growth of urethral commensals I am 53 yrs - 69 kgs - 5 ft - female
Thu, 22 Nov 2018
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

You are having normal report, so don't worry. Usually there is a good bacteria in the urethra or vagina that is useful in production of lactic acid which may protect you from infection.
So your report mentioned insignificant growth of bacteria. Don't worry.

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Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu ,
Internal Medicine Specialist
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