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pyuria

[pī′yu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of pus in the urine.
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Emphysematous * Urinalysis will reveal pyuria. Pyelonephritis * Complete blood count will reveal thrombocytopenia * Increased creatinine level * Blood cultures.
The different types of cells in urine were leukocytes and few transitional epithelia in cystitis and pyuria, erythrocytes in hematuria and pleiomorphic, multi-nucleated transitional epithelia in transitional cell carcinoma (Fig.
However, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, incontinence, respiratory distress and changes in consciousness may accompany the disease.4 Moreover, dysuria, mental status changes and changes in urine character (haematuria and changes in colour and odour) may accompany bacteriuria and pyuria.12 A study evaluating fever, dysuria, pollakuria, haematuria and abdominal pain in 194 geriatric patients with UTI showed that fever and dysuria were the most frequently observed symptoms, similar to our results.10
Bacteriuria and pyuria are objective endpoints that give a glimpse into the effects of antibiotic prophylaxis on the urinary milieu during initial healing in the acute postoperative phase.
However, considering the significant hematuria in the absence of pyuria and bacteriuria, and the persistently elevated creatinine (1.55mg/dl on day 3), a nephrologist was consulted.
Kim, "Can absence of pyuria exclude urinary tract infection in febrile infants?
For diagnosing acute papillary necrosis in children and in cases with rapidly deteriorating renal functions along with pyuria and bacteriuria.13
Against this backdrop, a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) concluded that administration of cranberry capsules daily for one year had no significant effect on the presence of bacteriuria plus pyuria in elderly women living in nursing homes.
Abnormal urinary findings, such as sterile pyuria, proteinuria, and microscopic hematuria, are often seen in patients with KD during the acute phase [5, 6].
White urine is caused by proteinuria, pyuria from UTI, chyluria, filariasis, lymphatic fistula, schistosomiasis, lipiduria, propofol infusion, urinary TB, hypercalciuria, hyperoxaluria, phosphaturia, lead, and mercury [9].
Urinalysis was remarkable for pyuria with >180 WBC/high powered field and a negative urine nitrite.