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Tubular sturctures found in urine composed mainly of muscoprotein secreted by certain cells of the kidney
Term used when reporting bacteriuria, one CFU represents one bacterium present in the urine sample.
Culture and sensitivity
A procedure peformed in the microbology laboratory in which a specimen is cultured on artificial media to detect bacteria or fungal growth, followd by appropriate screening for antibiotic sensitivity
Decrased blood flow to a body part or ogan caused by constriction or plugging of the supplying artery
Mononuclear white blood cells
Leukocytes having an unsegmented nucleus, monocytes and lymphocytes in paticular
Abnormal preaence of a hemoglobin-like chemical of muscle tissue in urine that is the result of muscle deterioration
Polymorphonuclear white blood cells
Leukocytes having a segmented nucleus also known as polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMNs) or segmented neutrophils
Levels above which substance cannot be reabsorbed by the renal tubules and are therfore excreted in the urine
Of, relating to, or capable of staining living cells after their removal from a living or recently dead organism
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