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LEUK EST stands for Leukocyte esterace, which is a white blood cell, which fights infection.
BLOOD-UA, is simply that, blood in the urine.
Trace Leukocytes in the urine along with urinary symptoms, such as burning/stinging with urination, urinary frequency, etc, often indicate a urinary tract infection. Trace leukocytes without symptoms could simply indicate skin contamination of the urine sample.
Blood in the urine can commonly be seen with urinary tract infections. But can also be seen with kidney stones and many other issues.
With leukocytes along with blood, most likely, its a urinary tract infection.
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