About The Test
Urine routine microscopy is a microscopic examination of urine sample to check for the presence of blood cells, crystals, bacteria, parasites, and cells from tumors in it. This test is mostly advised in case of symptoms suggestive of urinary tract infection (UTI) such as abdominal pain, back pain, painful or frequent urination & blood in the urine. Urinary tract is a combination of kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. UTI is not fatal in general, however if left untreated it may cause damage to multiple organs.
This test is used as a part of routine investigation, work up for planned surgery and confirm the finding of other diagnosis such as kidney disorders, liver diseases, diabetes etc.
Pregnant women should get this test done regularly to avoid infection and related diseases.