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trademark for a reagent strip for detection of ketone bodies in the urine.
ketostixA convenient dipstick urine test for KETONES. A paper strip impregnated with sodium nitroprusside turns a deep permanganate colour in the presence of ketones. The test is very sensitive. If the urine tests positive both for sugar and ketones the diagnosis of DIABETES is virtually certain.
a commercially available product for rapid detection of ketones in urine, serum or plasma. It consists of a plastic strip with an impregnated paper tip which turns buff pink to purple in a positive reaction.