Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 26, Issue 3, pp 150–152 | Cite as

Sterile pyuria: A differential diagnosis

  • Robert S. Dieter
Original Article


Sterile pyuria is not an uncommon laboratory finding. This article explores the major causes of sterile pyuria, including infectious, systemic, structural and physiologic, and drug-related causes. It also discusses the differential diagnosis of eosinophiluria and the basic workup of sterile pyuria.


Kawasaki Disease Chlamydia Trachomatis Polycystic Kidney Disease Bacteriuria Interstitial Nephritis 
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© Humana Press Inc. 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert S. Dieter
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  1. 1.Dept. of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular MedicineUniversity of WisconsinMiddleton

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