Laboratory Examination for Urinary Tract Infection

Albarasi, Abrar (2022-09-08)


Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common infection in both genders, with women having a higher prevalence, pregnancy increases the occurrence of the infection due to a va-riety of physiological changes that occur during the course of pregnancy. Furthermore, age is an important factor. UTI can occur due to different organisms but the most com-mon one is Escherichia coli (E.coli) which causes about 70% of cases . UTI can be classified in to complicated and non-complicated UTI. A urinalysis is used to detect and manage a wide range of disorders, such as urinary tract infections and kidney disease. Abnormal urinalysis results may point to a disease or illness.The aim of this study is to analyze a urine sample using a standard urinalysis . Multiple methods of urinalysis are done to be acquainted of the different organisms that causes UTIs. This included physical appearance of the urine sample , biostatistic study was done to know if the UTI are common in males or females.