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False Positive Adulterant Tests for pH or Nitrite Associated with a Urinary Tract Infection

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The urine pH and nitrite concentration are 2 screening tests for specimen integrity in urine drug testing. One or both of these tests may give abnormal results in the presence of a urinary tract infection or bacteriuria.

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