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What does ‘mixed growth’ mean in a urine culture

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What does ‘mixed growth’ mean in a urine culture

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It implies non specific growth, which is normal. It makes a Urine tract infection less likely.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
If I had white blood cells in my urine would this have been included in the report?

Yes, it would give an estimate of the amount.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
The receptionist basically said that the doctor had written on the notes ‘mixed growth - redo test if symptoms persist’
Would this imply they didn’t find anything out of the ordinary?

That is the lab comment and always goes along with mixed growth, therefore a normal sample is likely

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