Four years ago my wife had a transplanted kidney?

Hello, Four years ago my wife had a transplanted kidney she was fine and everything is normal, just today she had a laboratory test of urine R/E but unfortunately the leukocyte was 15 and Ephithleal cells was 12. What is leukocyte and Ephithleal cells and what should we do for her? Is it dangerous for her?

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Hi..
Thanks for the query..

Most commonly Leukocytes and Epithelial cells in urine are due to urinary tract infection or renal infection..
As she is a kidney transplant candidate it should be taken into proper consideration and you should consult her doctor at the earliest..

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A urine culture can be done for further diagnosis..