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Is a 125+ leucocyte reading for a 94 year old women

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Is a 125+ leucocyte...

Is a 125+ leucocyte reading for a 94 year old women indicative of a UTI?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

Checking. digoxin, furosemide, levothyroxine, losartan, KCl, simvastatin

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

She does not have a fever. Has had a previous UTIs.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had a fever? Do you have any respiratory symptoms?

No fever, no respiratory indication.

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Doctor: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor replied 7 months ago
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Doctor: Dr.M.D.Mazumdar, Doctor replied 7 months ago

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Yes, presence of leucocytes in the urine is indicative of an urinary tract infection. A normal range in the urine may be from 0-5 lecocytes per high power field. A level of 125+ is quite high.

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