Hannes Cash*, Mario W. Kramer

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Haematuria is the presence of red blood cells in the urine. Blood visible in the urine is called gross haematuria (Fig. 1.1). Microhaematuria is defi ned as.3 red blood cells (RBCs) per high-power fi eld on microscopic examination. Chemical urine dipstick has a high sensitivity of up to 1.2 RBCs š 10 12 per litre. In general >5,000 RBCs/fÊl urine or approx. 1-ml blood/urine is needed to achieve visibility. The causes of haematuria are either nephrologic or urologic.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUrology at a Glance
Number of pages4
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date01.01.2014
ISBN (Print)9783642548581
ISBN (Electronic)9783642548598
Publication statusPublished - 01.01.2014

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  • Research Area: Luebeck Integrated Oncology Network (LION)


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