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When you have high levels of nitrates in urine test but show no white blood cells in the urine test what does this mean?

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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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