Urine examination guides doctors in formulating diagnosis and therapies or in excluding diseases, not only of the urinary tract.
The research for urine cells has been and still is performed manually with manual optical microscopes.
Recently, in the reading of cells found in the urine, various technologies such as automated microscopy and cytofluorometry are used.
This change involved different preparation of the urine sample, microscope field diversity, sample volume diversity, different units of measurement, diversity of standard values.
This change has not been accompanied by the change of terminology in urine examination reporting, resulting in conceptual errors, communication and interpretation by the clinicians.
The job examines the errors and proposes the necessary changes.
Keywords. Error, Urine examination, Microscopy, Cytofluorometry.