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A dipstick's guide to urinalysis


On a related note, it appears members of the public often "latch on" to diagnoses and suspect them in a much higher incidence than they actually occur. UTI in children is one and it seems even when a child is clearly ill from the copious snot escaping their upper airways they have been conditioned to bring me a urine sample "in case it's a UTI". When I drop it in the clinical waste in front of them they soon stop doing it...

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26 Jul 2017

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