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How is blood in urine (microscopic hematuria) graded, what

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how is blood in urine (microscopic hematuria) graded, what does a 1+ blood in urine value mean?

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1+ blood means small amount.

Can go upto 4+ in severe hematuria

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
In absence of any symptoms could it mean an early sign of bladder or kidney cancer?

yes possible in 5-10% cases

Further testing with ultrasound, cystoscopy recommended.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
can you please let me know how microscopic hematuria is detected, ie where does 1+ sit on the scale? thank you very much

Under microscopic exam of urine sample

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
not detected, i mean graded

1+ blood means small amount.

Can go upto 4+ in severe hematuria

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Customer: replied 9 days ago.
many many thanks for your time and expertise

welcome