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A 54-year-old female asked:

I had a positive result for leukocyte esterase. what could this mean. also i had a trace of blood seen in the unrine.

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Dr. Cody Mead
Family Medicine 13 years experience
UTI: Leukocyte esterase is usually an indicator of a urinary tract infection of some kind. UTI's can also cause a small amount of blood in the urine as well. Hope this helps!
Last updated Jul 12, 2015

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