December 16, 2022
Is RBC 3-5/HPF normal or not?

Introduction Having three to five red blood cells in a high power field (HPF) is a rather common observation, but it can also be an indication of a problem. In order to determine if this is normal or not, you should consult with your health care provider as soon as possible. RBC 3—5/HPF is a […]

December 16, 2022
Can we do a urine test during periods?

Introduction A urine test is a common way to diagnose and monitor a variety of conditions, including urinary tract infections (UTIs) and diabetes. It's also used as a screening tool for illegal substances such as drugs or alcohol. However, there are some circumstances when it might not be the best choice for testing your body's […]

December 16, 2022
Is an 8-10 epithelial cell in urine good or harmful?

Introduction Whether it's an increased amount of urinary epithelial cells or protein in your urine, you should consider getting tested for UTI. Let's go over what urinary epithelial cells are and if they're normal in urine. The first concept is the ideal amount of epithelial cells in urine. The first concept is the ideal amount […]

December 16, 2022
Can sperm be detected in urine?

Introduction Sperm can be found in urine even if it is not ejaculated. A recent study found that sperm frequently occurs in the urine of healthy adult men. The same study also showed there was no correlation between the findings and ejaculation. A recent study found that sperm frequently occurs in the urine of healthy […]

December 16, 2022
What does 1 to 3 HPF pus cells mean?

Introduction Pus cells are our body's defense mechanism against infections. If the pus cells in our urine are increased, it is indicative of some kind of an infection. The number of pus cells present in the urine is not directly indicative of the degree or severity of the infection. The normal presence of pus cells […]

December 16, 2022
What does TNTC/HPF red blood cells urinalysis result mean?

Introduction Red blood cells in urine is a possible sign of a urinary tract infection or kidney problem. You are seeing red blood cells in the urine sample. If you are seeing red blood cells in the urine sample, it means that there is bleeding somewhere in your urinary tract or kidneys. This can be […]

December 16, 2022
Is a 1-2 pus cell in urine abnormal?

What do you mean by pus cell? Pus cells are white blood cells that have escaped from the site of an infection. Pus cells are a sign of an infection, and they can be found in urine. The normal urine sediment consists of epithelial cells, red blood cells (RBCs), bacteria and occasionally other foreign bodies […]

December 16, 2022
Is it normal that a WBC count is 0-2?

Introduction A normal white blood cell count is from 4,500 to 11,000 cells per microliter of blood. White blood cell (WBC) counts fall below normal in some people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Low WBC counts are most common in people who have more active and severe RA. Low WBC counts are related to more frequent […]

December 16, 2022
What is the purpose of urinalysis?

Introduction You may have been asked to provide a urine sample for a urinalysis by your doctor, or perhaps you've noticed it on a medical form. Sometimes the results of this test can be helpful for the person being tested, and other times they're used to help make decisions about treatment options. Let's take a […]

December 16, 2022
How should I collect and store a urine sample?

Introduction When you're taking a urine sample, it can be difficult to remember exactly how to collect and store it. Your doctor will want the sample to be clean and free of any bacteria that might grow in it if kept for too long. This means that you must wash your hands with soap and […]
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