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pyuria

[pī′yu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of pus in the urine.
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Effect of cranberry capsules on bacteriuria plus pyuria among older women in nursing homes: a randomized clinical trial.
A dipstick test is used for the simultaneous detection of bacteriuria and pyuria, If positive for nitrites with weakly positive for leukocytes (Pus cells), it suggests possible infection, but if it is positive for nitrites and strongly positive for leukocytes, it points towards UTI.
According to the authors' calculations, a sample size of 180 (they actually enrolled 185) would have an 80% probability of detecting a 33% reduction in bacteriuria plus pyuria, assuming an overall bacteriuria plus pyuria rate of 45% in the control group and 20% attrition.
Urine analysis showed proteinuria and sterile pyuria (25-30 leukocytes in the sediment, uricult negative).
The symptoms of severe dysuria, sterile pyuria, abnormal digital rectal examination and high PSA levels during intravesical BCG treatment led us to deduce a diagnosis of granulomatous prostatitis.
Three years after the first presentation and in spite of being clinically free except for the urticarial rashes, he was noticed to have abnormal urinalysis that showed microscopic hematuria (RBC's), pyuria (WBC's), proteinuria and granular casts which were seen occasionally.
In dogs, clinical signs are not specific and may include pain, fever, prostration, hematuria, pyuria, reluctance to walk, increased frequency of urination, anorexia, convulsions, anemia, ascites, renal and abdominal colic, weight loss, irritability, polydipsia, proteinuria and uremia (2, 10).
Out of the 350 subjects, 40 were eliminated from the study due to various reasons like the evidence of gross proteinuria, hematuria, pyuria and an impaired fasting glucose.
Pyuria literally means the presence of pus (which is mainly composed of dead white blood cells) in the urine.
Urinalysis and microscopy were considered positive when positive leukocyte esterase and/or nitrite (assessed by urinary dipstick test in fresh urine) associated with a pyuria ([greater than or equal to] 10 leukocyte/hpf) from a centrifuged midstream urine sample by microscopy (x 400 magnification) were present.
A positive urine leukocyte esterase reaction from pyuria is also a strong indicator.
The symptoms appeared within a month of starting of dapsone with sterile pyuria from renal involvement.