Urine analysis in KUB calculi in a tertiary care hospital


  • Sonti Sulochana Department of Pathology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Jenifer Fatima Department of Pathology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Jalavadi Rahul Siddartha Department of Pathology, Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Subash Kolappan N. V. Department of Pathology, Saveetha Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India




Dipstick, Protein, Pus Cells, Red blood cells, Stones, Urine


Background: This study was conducted to study the complete urine examination in patients presented with stones in kidney ureter and bladder.

Methods: A retrospective study was done in patients with KUB stones who are attended OP or admitted in Saveetha Medical College and Hospital from January 2019 to December 2019. The data was collected from the Department of Urology, Radiology and Clinical pathology and entered in excel sheet, analysed descriptively. In our study 1000 cases were found to be CT-KUB and their urine samples are examined by dipstick method, microscopic examination and computed tomography (kidney ureter bladder) remain the most accurate imaging modality to detect kidney stones and to direct management.

Results: A cross-sectional study was conducted in 1000 patients with KUB stones and their urine examination was done. CT-KUB stones are found in the kidney of 540 patients, ureter- 440 patients, bladder- 20 patients respectively. In our study 17-70 years age group of patients were presented with stones and their urine examination showed RBC (30%), protein (21%), pus cells and leukocytes (26%).

Conclusions: The present study found abnormal components are present in urine of KUB stone patients such as Red blood cells, Protein, Pus cells and leukocytes present. Hence it is mandatory to check the urine examination in-KUB Stone patients to prevent the further consequences in kidney, ureter and bladder.


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How to Cite

Sulochana, S., Fatima, J., Siddartha, J. R., & N. V., S. K. (2021). Urine analysis in KUB calculi in a tertiary care hospital. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 9(7), 1950–1954. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20212514



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