Clinitest

Clinitest

 [klin´ĭ-test]
trademark for alkaline copper sulfate reagent tablets used to test for reducing substances, such as sugars, in urine. The practice of periodic testing of urine for sugar in diabetic patients has been supplanted by blood glucose monitoring, which is far more accurate.

Clinitest

/Clin·i·test/ (-test) trademark for alkaline copper sulfate reagent tablets used to test for reducing substances, e.g., sugars, in urine.

Clinitest

a trademark for reagent tablets used to test for the presence of reducing sugars, such as glucose, in the urine. The tablets contain copper sulfate, and the procedure is a modified version of Benedict's qualitative test. It is rarely used in current practice.

clinitest

A method of urine testing for sugar (glucose) using a tablet that is dropped into the urine in a test tube. This method gives a quantitative result by causing colour changes from green (0.5% glucose) to orange (2% glucose).
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The Clinitest hCG urine test is used by medical laboratories in many countries, and is not available for home use.
It was reported that the Quidel QuickVue and the Beckman Coulter Icon 25 tests equally detected regular and hyperglycosylated hCG, and that the Siemens Clinitest, Inverness Accreava hCG Basic II and Mainline Maxie and Confrm hCG tests poorly detected hyperglycosylated hCG relative to regular hCG.
Bayer Diabetes Care supports customers in 100 countries and stands in a Long tradition of leading the way in diabetes care product innovation since the introduction of CLINITEST reagent tablets in 1941.
But if you'd like to waste a couple of minutes of your precious time doing a Clinitest on this kid's urine to check for reducing sugars, be my guest
It can also be used for confirmatory tests such as Acetest, Clinitest, Ictotest reagent tablets, and refractometry.
Bayer HealthCare, Diabetes Care supports customers in 100 countries and stands in a long tradition of leading the way in diabetes care product innovation since the introduction of CLINITEST reagent tablets in 1941.
CG[beta]cf was consistently detected by the Clinitest hCG and hCG Combo SP, whereas it was inconsistently detected by Quick-Vue.
We do Ictotest for bilirubin and Clinitest for pediatric urinalysis.
Q What is your interpretation of the negative, trace, trace 1+, 2+, and so forth, are conventional lab terms and other reporting formats compared to the percentage format as listed on the Clinitest package insert?
This might require further testing of the urine specimen with tests such as the Clinitest Tablet Test (Bayer), using a two-drop method, or the Chemstrip uG (Roche Diagnostics), which will semiquantitate results to 5 g/dL.