Anonymous asked in HealthOther - Health · 1 decade ago

terms and how they relate to urinalysis testing?

what are these terms and what do they have to do with urinalysis testing: hematuria, pyuria and albuminuria

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Hematuria, is the presence of red blood cells (erythrocytes) in the urine.

    Sterile pyuria is urine which contain white blood cells (pus) while appearing sterile by standard culture techniques.

    Albuminuria is a pathological condition wherein albumin/protein is present in the urine.

    These terms suggest nephritic syndrome.

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