Cytology exam of urine

Alternative Names

Urine cytology

Definition of Cytology exam of urine

A cytology exam of urine is used to detect and inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Scott Miller, MD, Urologist in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 9/30/2009

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