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What is a normal range for ammonia and nitrate levels?

What is a normal range for ammonia and nitrate levels?

11-35: Ammonia levels can be checked in serum (blood )and can be elevated in patients with chronic liver disease with cirrhosis. As with most lab tests, the cut offs for what is normal and what is elevated can vary slightly. At my institution, normal range is 11 to 35 mcmol per liter. ...Read more

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Is it normal to show no white blood cells in a urine test when showing high levels of nitrates in urine test?

Probable bacteruria: Possible to have a UTI without white cells in urine. Nitrite urine test is usually only positive in presence of bacteria. Suggest you get a urine culture to delineate a uti, identify bacteria & which antibiotics will eliminate them. ...Read more

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Is there any difference in blood nitrate levels between men and women?

Is there any difference in blood nitrate levels between men and women?

Usually no differenc: Tibetan women were found to have higher nitrite and lower nitrate levels than those of tibetan men, whereas no gender differences were found in sea-level dwellers. ...Read more

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I tested my urine and I have a very high level of nitrates in my urine but negative for protien. I am experiencing lower left sided pain in my back.?

I tested my urine and I have a very high level of nitrates in my urine but negative for protien. I am experiencing lower left sided pain in my back.?

UTI: This may be a urinary tract infection. See a doctor or go to a clinic to get a full urinalysis done. If an infection, they can get you started on antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is considered a high level of nitrates in water (when pregnant)?

What is considered a high level of nitrates in water (when pregnant)?

Any: Any nitrates in a clean catch urine specimen could be a sign of a bladder infection. A urine culture can confirm an infection. ...Read more

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Did urine dip at work and it is positive for nitrates and protein 3+ everything else is normal. What does this mean?

Did urine dip at work and it is positive for nitrates and protein 3+ everything else is normal.  What does this mean?

Urine dipstick: Nitrite: many bacteria produce enzyme nitrate reductase which confers the ability to convert urinary nitrate to nitrite. Positive test means possible UTI. Next step is urine culture . Protein:most sensitive to albumin in urine but positive protein (trace, 1+, 2+ 3+) may not reliable if urine sample is dilute. Dipstick may not detect albuminuria of 30 to 300 mg/day. More tests needed. Consult PCP ...Read more

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I have hematuria with a high nitrate level. What can that mean?

I have hematuria with a high nitrate level. What can that mean?

UROROLOGY: Hematuria can have many different etiologies including but not limited to infections, kidney stones and tumors. Nitrate level may reflect either infection or tissue destruction of any reason..You definitely need full investigation and prferably by a urologist. ...Read more

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