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I had a UTI test and the leukocytes was positive, is that because I have herpes or something else?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine

In brief: Leukocytes

Leukocytes, when positive in a urine sample, only prove that there is "pyuria" or pus in the urine, which can indicate an infection.
It does not identify what pathogen is causing an infection.

In brief: Leukocytes

Leukocytes, when positive in a urine sample, only prove that there is "pyuria" or pus in the urine, which can indicate an infection.
It does not identify what pathogen is causing an infection.
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