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Please explain what is leukrete esterase in the urine test?

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Dr. Charles Saha answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

?UTI: Leukocyte esterase is a product of white blood cells. It may be a sign of a urinary tract infection. Ask to have a urine culture performed and if there is bacteria present, you will need antibiotics for the urinary tract infection.

Answered 4/15/2014

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