trademark for glucose oxidase reagent strips used to test for glucose in urine. The strip is dipped into the urine and positive or negative results are indicated by the color of the strip.
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clinistixA narrow strip of card impregnated with an enzyme that produces a purple colour when dipped into urine containing sugar. This is a convenient routine screening test for DIABETES.
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