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What could small amounts of leukocytes, ketones, and protein in urine indicate?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Urine analysis: Your leukocytes can indicate a urinary tract infection (uti), your ketones, with no glucose, indicate that you are not ingesting carbohydrates and your protein could indicate the presence of a UTI or proteinuria. Get your physician culture your urine, if it has leucocytes and if it is positive, get start on antibiotics. If you have no uti, get a 24 hour urine for protein to quantify it in it.

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