Fouchet reagent

Fou·chet re·a·gent

a 25% solution of trichloroacetic acid, containing 0.9% ferric chloride; a drop of the reagent added at the surface line of barium chloride-impregnated filter paper that has been dipped in urine for 10 seconds will give a green color if bilirubin is present.
See also: Fouchet stain.
[A. Fouchet]
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André, French physician, 1894–.
Fouchet reagent - a test for bilirubin.
Fouchet stain - Fouchet reagent employed to demonstrate bile pigments.
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