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I have a UTI the culture shows strep A. How common is that? I had no idea one could get strep A in urine

By Anonymous October 29, 2010 - 3:49pm
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My 5 year old daughter doctor just called me with her test results and they said that she had 40,000 count of strep in her urine I can't find anything that can tell me what it means..

February 26, 2015 - 3:21pm
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I was shocked to find streptococcus in the urine culture that I did PLZ note that I'm 32 old male not female is that possible ?

July 30, 2013 - 6:25am
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Anon - There are two types of Streptococcal infections, Group A and Group B. While it's not very common, both can be found in urine
cultures. Both are treated with antibiotics. You can find more information at this link: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/streptococcalinfections.html

October 29, 2010 - 4:43pm
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Anonymous (reply to Pat Elliott)

Thanks, Pat,
I'd never heard of such a thing until I got that result this afternoon. I feel better after having used the link you so graciously provided.
Thanks so much!

October 10, 2012 - 1:32pm
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