A positive test for nitrites in the urine is called nitrituria. This test is commonly used in diagnosing urinary tract infections (UTI). A positive nitrite test indicates that the cause of the UTI is a gram negative organism, most commonly Escherichia coli. Bacteria that cause a urinary tract infection (UTI) make an enzyme that changes urinary nitrates to nitrites. Nitrites in urine show a UTI is present. Leukocyte esterase (WBC esterase). Leukocyte esterase shows leukocytes (white blood cells WBCs) in the urine.
No special preparation is needed for Nitrate Reagent Strip Test Random Urine. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Nitrate Reagent Strip Test Random Urine. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
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