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Factors Affecting Urinary Nitrite Levels

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

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Description:

The presence of increased nitrites in the urine together with leukocyte esterase activity are markers for a bacterial urinary tract infection. It is one of the common tests incorporated into a urinary dipstick.

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