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4775 Leukocyte esterase

Code and name of test:

4775 Leukocyte esterase

The leukocytes excreted in the urine are almost exclusively represented by granulocytes, whose esterasic activity is detected by the reaction on which the test included in the strip is based. The test detects intact leukocytes, lysates and leukocyte casts. The test is not created for measuring the quantity of leukocytes.

Usefulness:

– an instrument in identifying certain renal, urinary, hepatic and metabolic dysfunctions.

Bibliography:

  • Veterinary Clinical Laboratory Manual Prof. doc. honoris causa Sabin Ghergariu, PhD, Prof. Alexandru Pop, PhD, Head of Works Chemist Laszlo Kadar, Prof. Marina Spinu, PhD

Specimens:

urine sample

Response time:

1 business day, depending on the number of samples

Methodology:

quality test