3+ WBC and 3+rbc. Uti symptoms. Nitrite is normal. What types of bacteria do not convert nitrates to nitrites?

Yu'ar asking a compl. Why ask such complicated questions? How is this going to help anyone? It looks like you have UTI which can be easily treated with simple antibiotics. If this is a recurrent infection(>2 times), a culture of the urine is the only way to find out what type of bacteria is the cause. That is how we address such questions.I am sure your doctor can help you manage this problem. Go seek his/her advice.

Related Questions

UTI symptoms but negative for nitrites. Positive for WBCs. Bad back pain and nausea. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and bactrim didn't work. What do I have? What do I do?

UTI. there is a possibility for pyelonephritis and you may need IV antibiotics and proper imaging. Keep drinking water and go to ER as soon as possible. You need a blood and urine test and some imaging and also a pregnancy test. Read more...
Pyuria. Presense of WBC in the urine can be infection but there are other causes. You need a urine culture and further test including an imaging. Suggest contact a kidney doc. Also need a repeat urine test, urine for eosinophils. Best of luck . Read more...

What can elevated WBC (6-10) in ua mean in dmt1 patient if no bacteria, esterase, nitrates, pain UTI symptoms, etc.? Could it be elevated still from a UTI in mid-december? No hema/proteinuria either

Probably nothing. Depending upon the manner in which the urine was collected this is probably vaginal contamination. If you have no symptoms and there is no further evidence of infection in the urine as you have indicated, it is highly unlikely that this means anything significant. Read more...
Get culture. You need a urine culture to grow out bacteria to determine if real infection; that will tell u. It could be a contaminant especially if no sx's and a high number of squamous epithelial cells. Are there symptoms? Kinda need 2 know what's are looking for. Read more...

I am on meds for uti, traces of protein, ketones, blood, leukocytes and bacteria, no nitrites. Wbc of 13. I thought UTI have nitrites. History of urt's?

It is possible ! If you're on antibiotics, no bacteria will show up.(when was the above specimen given?) continue the medication the doc. Gave you. Do you have recurrent uti's? After ending medication, urine needs checking. Read more...
Test Reliability. While every test can have falsely negative results, there can well be infection that may never show nitrites. Staph and enterococcus, common UTI pathogens, do not show up positive. The test is positive when available nitrates are converted to nitrites, which the test detects. Gram negative bacteria, such as e. Coli, klebsiella, proteus and enterobacter, are common UTI bugs that do convert it. Read more...

If nitrites are found in urine, but have no UTI symptoms; could there be another cause?

No . Unless there is error or malfuntion of devices that determined the nitrites, its presence means bacteria are present. Mammals don't make this substance at all. If you have a UTI without symptoms this means you have bacteruria. This should be evaluated by your urologist. Read more...

+40 leukocytes in urine but neg for nitrites.? Been having UTI symptoms but only mild.

Culture? A urine culture should be performed if it hasn't. This can identify a bacterial infection if that is the cause of the leukocytes in the urine. It is possible to have a UTI and have negative nitrites. Leukocytes in the urine can also be caused by inflammation anywhere in urinary tract up to kidneys. Read more...
Possible UTI. Some of bacteria causing UTI such as Enterococcus does not produce nitrites. You need an urine culture to be sure. Read more...

Worst uti symptoms ever. Severe bladder pain, burning, urgency, FOUL urine. Uti dipstick only picked up trace leukocytes and no nitrites? Infection?

Here are some... Go to be checked by following instructions in the articles listed in http://formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html & in http://formefirst.com/onUTI.html. Besides, it is still worthwhile to be treated once empirically since some 25-30% of women with typical UIT symptoms - dysuria, frequency, & urgency - will turn out to have negative urine culture. So doing, you gain insight on how to work with doctor. Read more...

Son has complex right renal cyst & simple left cyst. Rbc & WBC in urine no bacteria, nitrite, or leukocytes, & trace amount of protein. 12 yrs old.

What is the question. I'm not sure what the question is, but if you're wondering is there an infection, the urine was probably cultured and will take a few days to return the growth of bacteria or 'colony count'. Symptoms are an important part of this evaluation as well as past history of problems. Read more...
Most are benign. Son has likely seen a specialist as u know it's a complex cyst. We tend to follow these with kidney ultrasounds. Symptoms of pain, enlarging cyst or suspicious tissue within cyst would be indications for surgical intervention. Many excellent pediatric urologists in pa who can advise. Read more...