Lactobacillus species can cause a false-positive test for hematuria on dipstick urinalysis

Am J Med. 2013 Jan;126(1):e3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.07.017. Epub 2012 Nov 20.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Female
  • Hematuria / diagnosis*
  • Hematuria / microbiology
  • Hematuria / urine
  • Humans
  • Lactobacillus*
  • Middle Aged
  • Reagent Strips
  • Urinalysis / standards*

Substances

  • Reagent Strips