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What does hematuria without nitrates but white blood cells indicate?

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In brief: Hematuria

Nitrites in the urine suggests bacterial metabolism. Leukocytes suggest inflammation.
Blood can result from various causes including but not limited to trauma, inflammation, tumor, stones, papillary necrosis, or renal failure. A complete hematuria work-up would be needed to elucidate the cause.

In brief: Hematuria

Nitrites in the urine suggests bacterial metabolism. Leukocytes suggest inflammation.
Blood can result from various causes including but not limited to trauma, inflammation, tumor, stones, papillary necrosis, or renal failure. A complete hematuria work-up would be needed to elucidate the cause.
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
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Dr. James Lin
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Being nitrite negative with white blood cells (pyuria) suggests no UTI from gram-negative bacilli, such as E.
coli (most common) or just from contamination especially in women or bladder stone or bladder tumor, or asymptomatic kidney stone, etc. So, seek attention to sift through and out what cause what you described.

In brief: Here are some ...

Being nitrite negative with white blood cells (pyuria) suggests no UTI from gram-negative bacilli, such as E.
coli (most common) or just from contamination especially in women or bladder stone or bladder tumor, or asymptomatic kidney stone, etc. So, seek attention to sift through and out what cause what you described.
Dr. James Lin
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