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Proteus mirabilis in urine is a sign of a urinary tract infection that can occur in patients who are catheterized for long periods, have structural or functional abnormalities, or are elderly, according to Infection and ... More »

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Proteus mirabilis is a type of bacterium found in soil, water and the human urinary tract. It is known to cause urinary tract infection as well as kidney stones in humans. More »

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An infection of Klebsiella bacteria remains responsible for a relatively small percentage of urinary tract infections after E. coli and Staphylococcus saprophyticus, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center... More »

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Proteus mirabilis is a type of bacterium found in soil, water and the human urinary tract. It is known to cause urinary tract infection as well as kidney stones in humans. More »

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A temporary swelling of the urethra that obstructs the passage of urine and a mild urinary tract infection are possible side effects of a cystoscopy test, according to WebMD. Bleeding may occur, but it often resolves on ... More »

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Leukocyte esterase is tested in a urine sample when a medical professional suspects that the patient has a urinary tract infection, according to WebMD. Leukocytes are white bloods cells, which are not normally present in... More »

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The purpose of a leukocyte esterase urine test is to screen for a substance that suggests the presence of white blood cells, which may indicate a urinary tract infection, according to MedlinePlus and WebMD. The test is p... More »

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