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Old 06-10-2005, 09:30 AM   #1
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Urine Test

HI, I am 20 weeks pregnant and have had a rountine urine test. It showed a trace of "LEU" but I have no idea what it is. Can anyone help?

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Old 06-10-2005, 11:29 AM   #2
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Re: Urine Test

If i'm not mistaken I think LEU stands for leukocytes in urine. If so, then these may be indicative of infection or of inflammation from some other cause.
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Old 06-10-2005, 11:32 AM   #3
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Re: Urine Test

Probably leukocytes and there are normally "trace amounts" in the urine. Between 0-10 is considered normal. It tests for white blood cells in the urine and can indicate an infection... most likely a Urinary Tract Infection.

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