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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 1986 Feb;4(2):181-3.

Use of the leukocyte esterase and nitrite tests to determine the need for culturing urine specimens from a pediatric and adolescent population.

Abstract

Using a commercially available dip stick 601 urine specimens were screened for leukocytes and bacteria by testing for the presence of leukocyte esterase and nitrite. The screening method was found to have a sensitivity of 88.7% and a predictive value of negative results of 98.5%.

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3956139
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