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My lab test (Microbiology) result,Urine Culture Report Status,

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My lab test (Microbiology) result,Urine Culture Report Status, Organism 1- Final 1) MIXED FLORA SUGGESTIVE OF URETHRAL AND/OR FECAL CONTAMINATION.

What does that tell. Do I have an infection. When I called my GP for the results I was told everything is alright. Did he miss something.

Thank you kindly, Julie
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 5 years ago.
Hello
Your GP was right that you have no infection because in infection a particular type of organism mostly gram negative usually come in the culture. A mixed flora suggests contamination from feces or urethral microflora. So don't worry you have no infection.
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