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Positive Leukocytes In Urine Negative Nitrates
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
I was hospitalized 2 months ago with a kidney infection ESBL. The home urine test says that I have leukocyte but negative for nitrates? Upper back pa
UTI: Usually leukocytes in ythe urine signifies an infection. Best to do a urine culture
History of kidney stones. Intermittent flank pain and pain below rib cage. No UTI symptoms, but home urine test showed 500+ leukocyte and no nitrate?
My urine test is positive for leukocytes and negative for nitrates, is that even possible fot uti?
Yes: Leukocytes mean your body is making an inflammatory reaction. A positive nitrite test indicates a gram negative bacteria is present. You could have a bladder infection with a bacteria which does not convert nitrates to nitrites. An example is enterococci, which can cause an infection, cause white cells, yet not change the nitrites portion of the dipstick. Microscopic exam and culture are important.
My urine test is positive for leukocytes and negative for nitrates, is that even possible for UTI in my penis?
Urethritis: A urine test with positive leukocytes suggests local inflammation, commonly in the bladder in women or the urethra (tube carrying the urine from the bladder to the outside)in men. Inflammation of the urethra (urethritis) is commonly caused by chlamydia infection, but may have non infectious causes also. Your doctor may prescribe antibiotic.
Have fever cold symptoms and aches thinking influenza. Testing positive urine for leukocytes negative nitrates. Could it be UTI?
Urine test positive for WBC negative for nitrate. Was on analpram for hemorrhoid for 3 weeks no off for week and a half. Can this cause WBC in urine?
Not likely: This is not likely. Adequate fluid intake and if symptoms get treated otherwise repeat urinalysis and do what is called a clean catch. Ask clinic staff to guide you in collection
Urine output is more than input in the past week, no pain and urine test is Negative for nitrates but slight leukocytes present what does this mean?? X
Abn UA: There are white blood cells in your urine - does NOT necessarily mean infection. Have your doctor do a culture to be sure
Why do I still have nitrates and leukocytes on my urine dipstick when the urine culture is negative?
Many reasons: There are many possible reasons why a urine culture is negative but the nitrates and leukocytes are positive. 1. If your taking antibiotics then that would prevent growth of the urine culture. 2. The leukocytes and nitrates do not represent an actual bacterial infection but other viral, chemical, or environmental reasons for a positive result 3. Dipstick test or urine culture tests are false.
My urine is "gunky" and dips is + for nitrates, moderat non-hemolyzed blood, neg leukocytes. Excessive sweating at night, mild frequency & no pain! ?
Bad UTI 2 months ago but now have positive test for blood- trace, and leukocyte but neg for nitrates and slight inflated protein -v slightly worry?
UTI: Hi, You might still have a residual infection but because you have taken Antibiotics your UA doesn't show Nitrate (depends on when you have taken the Antibiotics last). Also I'm sure a kidney function has been done and also Urine Micro (the shape of RBC and WBC been looked at under Microscope), how much protein? If you have these info please let me know. Also repeat UA in 2 wks, get a Sono.
New symp of uti. Urgency, low fever, pressure. Nitrate and leukocyte neg but micro blood positive. Can urinalysis be neg in very early uti infections?
Hi, I had experienced pain when urinating the morning after having genital to genital contact with a new sex partner. Then I took an AZO test and it was positive for leukocyte and negative for Nitrate so I'm wondering if this could be an STI?
Leukocytes = WBCs: White blood cells in the urine indicate that an inflammatory or immune system reaction is taking place. Nitrates can be normal in urine. Nitrites can indicate infection. Without more information, in terms of other urine or laboratory markers, symptoms, etc. That is about all one can say with regard to this. If you are having symptoms or other issues you may want to see doctor for more help.
I have been having a strong fishy smell to my urine with +++ bilirubin, ++++ nitrates and leukocytes, moderate blood, pH 5, what could this be?
I'm 5 weeks postpartum with high leukocytes but no nitrates or red blood cells in urine. Minor irritation when urinating, no other symptoms. Any ideas?
Do a urine culture: There might be an infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have take a at home UTI. Test. Results come back with Leukocyte level at 125++. nitrate level is at its darkest per the test with a positive....
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My daughter had a urine done recently due to UTI symptoms it showed 93 WBC 1198 red blood cells no nitrates cultures grew ecoli possible causes?
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