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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did not perform the testing for the CLINITEST hCG product themselves but opted to send screening samples to a colleague to perform the test on the CLINITEK[R] Status + analyzer according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Wines fermented until residual sugar was measured in the medium-sweet category between 6% and 10% using Clinitest tablets (Bayer, West Flaven, Conn.
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.
Prior to the next use we flushed them out with saline and used clinitest tablets to check for the presence of formalin.
With the advent of Clinitest tabs in 1941, clinicians and patients, using cumbersome procedures, could actually determine a quantitative amount of glucose in a person's urine.
Gastrointestinal sugar intolerance was detected and recorded if the patient had persistent fluid diarrhoea when on a diet containing sugars, most often lactose, and with evidence of acidic stools, a positive Clinitest examination of the fluid part of a fresh stool specimen, and a clinical response to elimination of lactose or other relevant carbohydrates from the diet (17).
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
5%, as measured by Clinitest tablets, wines were dejuiced, racked into standard 5-gallon glass carboys and inoculated with Alpha to start malolactic fermentation (MLF).
It can also be used for confirmatory tests such as Acetest, Clinitest, Ictotest reagent tablets, and refractometry.
Since the 1941 introduction of Clinitest reagent tablets, Bayer has led the way in diabetes care product innovation.