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pyuria

 [pi-u´re-ah]
pus in the urine.

py·u·ri·a

(pī-yu'rē-ă),
Presence of pus in the urine when voided.
[G. pyon, pus, + ouron, urine]

pyuria

/py·u·ria/ (pi-ūr´e-ah) pus in the urine.

pyuria

(pī-yo͝or′ē-ə)
n.
The presence of pus in the urine, usually a sign of urinary tract infection.

pyuria

[pīyo̅o̅r′ē·ə]
the presence of an excessive number of white blood cells in the urine, typically more than four leukocytes per high-power field count. It is generally a sign of an infection in the urinary tract but can reflect inflammation from chemical or radiation causes. Bacterial pyuria usually is caused by infection of the bladder and urethra. See also bacteriuria.

pyuria

Urology The presence of abundant PMNs in the urine, usually due to bacterial URI. See Sterile pyuria.

py·u·ri·a

(pī-yūr'ē-ă)
Presence of pus in the urine when voided.
[G. pyon, pus, + ouron, urine]

pyuria

The presence of abnormal numbers of white blood cells (pus cells) in the urine. Pyuria usually indicates inflammation in the kidney or bladder, usually from infection.

py·u·ri·a

(pī-yūr'ē-ă)
Presence of pus in the urine when voided.
[G. pyon, pus, + ouron, urine]

pyuria (pīū´rēə),

n abnormal numbers of white blood cells in the urine. Without proteinuria, it suggests infection of the urinary tract. With proteinuria, it suggests infection of the kidney (pyelonephritis).

pyuria

pus in the urine. The pus may be obvious or be detectable only on microscopic examination and be in the form of leukocytes in casts or rafts. Usually accompanied by bacteria.
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Reduction of bacteriuria and pyuria after ingestion of cranberry juice.
Urine analyses of patient with KD often show sterile pyuria and proteinuria [6], as observed in our case.
In some cases, pyuria occurs when no microorganisms are present and in this case it may indicate inflammation of the kidney due to another cause.
The presence of pyuria ([greater than or equal to] 10 leukocyte/hpf) associated with positive leukocyte esterase and/or nitrite test was observed in 84 patients (84.
Clinical laboratory evaluation of mid-stream urine Type of test Laboratory Result Indication Urine leukocyte Positive test strip Men: 1-2 WBCs at Pyuria (x400) plus CFU of [10.
The presence of bacteriuria without pyuria raises the possibility that asymptomatic bacteriuria rather than an infection is the cause of bacteria in the urine.
Results: Of all 100 spinal cord patients 52 patients (52%) had symptoms suggestive of UTI but only 37 patients (37%) had significant bacteriuria on urine culture supported by high level pyuria were declared to have UTI.
020) of urine, proteinuria, haematuria, and pyuria when urine dipstick chemical analysis showed 1+ of protein, occult blood, or leukocyte esterase.
For all cases of suspected UTI, urine culture was done by semi-quantitative technique on cysteine lactose electrolyte deficient medium (CLED agar--(Hi-Media, Mumbai)6 and quantitative unspun wet mount microscopy done to detect pyuria (> lpus cell/7 high power fields of well mixed uncentrifuged urine samples) (6), bacteriuria, haematuria or candiduria.