What Causes Nitrates in Urine?

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Nitrates in urine are caused by presence of bacteria that leads to urinary tract infections. Another possible cause of nitrates in urine is a gross hematuria which is usually obvious when the appearance of the urine becomes red or tea coloured.
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Some of the bacteria known to cause urinary tract infections (UTI's) have an enzyme that change nitr. a. te to nitr. i. te. A positive nitrite test indicates that bacteria may be
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If you mean the BUN - blood urea nitrogen - dehydration is the most common cause. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/blood…. Source(s) MD internal medicine / hematology / oncology
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Nitrite can be collected in your urine as it moves from the kidneys, down the ureters
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