What does my Scanwell UTI test result mean?

The Scanwell UTI test kit tests for leukocytes and nitrites in urine. Here is a breakdown of what test results mean:

Leukocytes - negative
Nitrites - negative 

No sign of UTI detected. Consult a physician or health professional if you still have symptoms. There are some cases of UTIs that the test may not detect. 

Leukocytes - trace
Nitrites - negative

Results suggest additional testing is required. Consult a physician or health professional if you have symptoms. If not, test again the following day using a new test kit. If you get another trace Leukocyte result or if you have symptoms, consult a physician or health professional. 

Leukocytes - negative
Nitrites - positive

Results suggest a sign of UTI. Consult a physician or health professional immediately.

Leukocytes - small, moderate, or large
Nitrites - negative or positive

Results suggest a sign of UTI. Consult a physician or health professional immediately.

You may get false and inaccurate results if:

  • You have been taking medicine or dietary supplements that may change urine color (such as drugs containing azo dyes)
  • When urine has not been held in the bladder for more than 4 hours

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