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Laboratory detection of leucocyte esterase and nitrite as an alternative to urine microscopy

  • B. I. F. Batchelor
  • A. R. Hunt
  • I. C. J Bowler
  • D. W. M. Crook
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Keywords

Internal Medicine Nitrite Urine Microscopy Laboratory Detection Leucocyte Esterase 
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© Springer-Verlag 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. I. F. Batchelor
    • 1
  • A. R. Hunt
    • 1
  • I. C. J Bowler
    • 1
  • D. W. M. Crook
    • 1
  1. 1.Oxford Public Health LaboratoryJohn Radcliffe HospitalHeadington, OxfordUK

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