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does urine have a lot of nitrates?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Nitrites = UTI: Normal urine, in absence of a UTI does not contain nitrites.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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You may have an: infection with a nitrate producing bacteria. What were the rest of the urinalysis results?
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