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8 Causes of pus cells in urine – Urinary tract infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections that affect the kidneys, bladder, and urethra. UTIs often cause pain when you urinate and foul-smelling urine. However, if you notice blood in your urine or pus cells in your urine after an… Continue Reading

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Benedict’s test – Principle, Procedure and Results

Benedict’s test can be used as a Semiquantitative analysis of glucose in urine. Normal urine does not contain glucose. The commonest reducing substance found in urine is glucose, but other sugars occasionally found in urine also reduce Benedict’s reagent. Lactose… Continue Reading

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What is C-Reactive Protein Test: Purpose, procedure and results

C reactive protein (CRP) is an acute-phase reactant, meaning it’s released in response to inflammation in the body, according to Lab Tests Online. CRP testing has been used as part of routine medical checkups since the 1960s, and it can… Continue Reading

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Chemical Examination of Urine – Urinalysis

chemical urine examination

All routine urinalysis should start with a physical examination of the urine sample. The second examination is the chemical examination of urine. Chemical Examination of Urine – Ph The ph of urine is an indicator of the kidney’s ability to… Continue Reading

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Physical examination of urine – Urinalysis

physical examination of the urine

All routine urinalysis should start with a physical examination of the urine sample. This examination includes the assessment of, Volume Appearance Urine sedimentation Colour Urine Ph Specific gravity Physical examination of urine – Colour The urine colour is usually described… Continue Reading

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Kidney function tests: Types, Importance, and GFR calculations

kidney function tests

Introduction The kidneys play a major role in the excretion of waste products, regulation of extracellular fluid volume, and endocrine function. Urine characteristics are, Sterile and clear Amber colour Slightly acidic pH (5 to 6) Specific gravity Reabsorption and secretion… Continue Reading

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Epithelial cells in urine under the microscope

Epithelial cells in urine under the microscope

The epithelial cells in the urine may originate from any sitein the genitourinary tract from the proximal convolutedtubule to the urethra, or from the vagina. What are the types of epithelial cells in urine under the microscope? Renal tubular epithelial… Continue Reading