LGCmain
Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
Home About us Instructions Submission Subscribe Advertise Contact e-Alerts Ahead Of Print Login 
Users Online: 6283
Print this page  Email this page Bookmark this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size
Year : 1996  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 281-6

Haematuria : glomerular or non-glomerular?


Department of Pathology, Seth G.S. Medical College, Bombay

Correspondence Address:
R Singbal
Department of Pathology, Seth G.S. Medical College, Bombay

Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 9009479

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

The standard urinary sediment of 80 consecutive patients with significant haematuria admitted at our hospital was examined for significantly dysmorphic red blood cells by 3 methods-1. Phase contrast microscopy, 2. Wright's staining of the urinary sediment, and 3. Simple light microscopy. The results of the study were compared with the final diagnosis reached in the ward and the sensitivity of the three methods was statistically compared. Our study conclusively proves that phase contrast microscopy is superior to light microscopy of plain or Wright's stained urinary sediment, with respect to both sensitivity and percentage of dysmorphism of the urinary red blood cells which can be detected.


[PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed505    
    Printed29    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded126    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal