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dipstix

A convenient method of testing urine for protein, sugar, ketone bodies, PHENYLALANINE and other abnormal constituents. A narrow plastic or paper strip is impregnated with chemicals that change colour in the presence of the abnormal substance. See also CLINISTIX, ALBUSTIX and KETOSTIX.
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Urine dipstix, renal function tests, blood electrolytes, full blood count and C-reactive protein were normal.
82 x plasma creatinine (umol/l) Hepatitis B screen Surface antigen (HBsAg) Antibody to surface antigen (HBsAb) STI screen Symptomatic screen Examination if indicated Urine dipstix for urethritis Serological screening for syphilis (rapid or laboratory) Table 2.
Often included in the routine workup are tests that indicate whether vital organs are functioning normally: blood, the full blood count (FBC); liver--the alanine aminotransaminase (ALT) level; and kidneys--urea or creatinine and urine dipstix.
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