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pyuria

[pī′yu̇r·ē·ə]
(medicine)
The presence of pus in the urine.
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Doctors always take pyuria very seriously, especially if they occur with another condition such as pregnancy and diabetes.
Significant pyuria alone was found in 299 patients with sensitivity, specificity, PPV and NPV of 53.
In the monthly collected urine samples the combined occurrence of significant bacteriuria and pyuria had been classified as infected urine.
We defined symptomatic UTI as the presence of three of the following five conditions: (1) fever (temperature >101[degrees]F), (2) bacteriuria (>100,000 organisms/mL), (3) pyuria (25-50 leukocytes/[mm.
This diagnosis was well supported by his remaining mentally intact, even after three hours of right-sided shaking, the absence of rhythmicity, concurrent fever and pyuria, prompt response to aspirin without use of any antiseizure medication, and the absence of cerebral lesion on MRI scan, which confirmed that his stroke ten years previously had been a small lateral medullary infract.
Health-associated reference limits for leukocyte and erythrocyte counts in female urine are important for detecting hematuria, pyuria, and urinary tract infection (3).
The study evaluated the treatment of 891 adult women with clinical signs and symptoms of acute uncomplicated UTI, including pyuria, and a positive pre- therapy urine culture.
Abstract: Cranberry cocktail has been reported to reduce bacteriuria and pyuria in elderly women and self-reported urinary tract infection (UTI) in young female undergraduates, but commercially prepared cranberry concentrate supplements have never been evaluated in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients with neurogenic bladder.
The authors recommend that pyuria and dysuria be assessed as potential entry criteria for the algorithm for urethritis in men.
Urinalysis usually shows culture-negative pyuria and hematuria.