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Lugol's solution

 [loo-golz´]
a solution of iodine with potassium iodide, used as a source of iodine in preparation for thyroid surgery and in various staining methods.
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Lugol's solution

A strong iodine solution.
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One popular form of supplemental iodine is known as Lugol's iodine. Lugol's iodine is two parts potassium iodine and one part elemental iodine.
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(2) Cervical cancer has a long latent phase and methods including Pap smear, HPV testing, cervical examination using acetic acid and Lugol's iodine can be used for screening.
Ten minutes later, 75 [micro]l of medium from each tube was combined with 75 [micro]l of 5-fold diluted Lugol's iodine (Carolina) to kill the cells.
The overall diagnostic accuracy of Lugol's iodine when used consecutively with toluidine blue stain in distinguishing potentially malignant lesions and malignant lesions was 90%.
Lugol's iodine solution was regularly used to stain esophagus, the unstained foci were targeted for biopsy, and regular one biopsy was taken if the unstained region was not evident to avoid the loss of precursor lesions.
A two-arm, open label, randomized study, evaluated the test characteristics of visual inspection of cervix with Acetic acid (VIA) and Lugol's Iodine (VILI) in detecting cytology diagnosed squamous intraepitheliallesion (SIL) in 1160 women of known HIV status in southwestern Nigerian.
They further said that another study conducted by an Indian worker Sethuraman has documented successful treatment of cattle affected with FMD by administration of 20-30mL of Lugol's iodine orally for 3-6 days or by intravenous administration of Collosol iodine 20mL per day for 3 to 4 days along with terramycin IM.
The complementary list includes Lugol's iodine, potassium iodide, and propylthiouracil (2).