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Comment & Response
December 2017

Search Images and Extrapolation Risk—Reply

Author Affiliations
  • 1University of California San Francisco and the San Francisco VA Medical Center, Medicine, San Francisco
  • 2Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford, California
JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1870. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5097

In Reply Dr Rothschild points out that urine dipstick testing is not accurate for detection of microscopic hematuria. We fully agree with this point, and we noted in our Invited Commentary1 that asymptomatic microscopic hematuria (AMH) should be defined as 3 or more red blood cells per high-powered microscopic field on urine microscopy and should not be based on dipstick results.

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