What Causes Epithelial Cells in a Urinalysis?

Epithelial cells in the urine usually represent a normal finding. Abnormal numbers or types of epithelial cells sometimes indicate an underlying health problem.

Kirstin Hendrickson
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BUN Vs. Serum Creatinine: Which Is Better for Renal Insufficiency?

Normally, your kidneys screen impurities from your bloodstream. The result of this process is the removal of waste materials and excess fluid in the urine. Occasionally, infections, injuries and disease hamper the ability of the kidneys to perform this process, resulting in renal insufficiency.

Helen Messina
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