Lugol's solution


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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.

Lugol's solution

Etymology: Jean G.A. Lugol, French physician, 1786-1851; L, solutus, unbound
an aqueous solution of iodine (5%) and potassium iodide (10%) that paradoxically suppresses thyroid function, used in preparation for thyroidectomy and during treatment of thyrotoxic crisis.

Lugol's solution

A strong iodine solution.
Mentioned in: Adrenal Gland Scan

inversion

turning inward

Lugol's solution

strong iodine solution, each 100 ml containing 4.5 to 5.5 g of iodine and 9.5 to 10.5 g of potassium iodide; a source of iodine.
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Caption: Figure 1: Fecal smears from a 6-month-old female Maine Coon cat with chronic liquid diarrhea stained with Lugol's solution (a-c) and Giemsa stain (d-f); (a) and (d) showed Giardia duodenalis trophozoite; (b) and (e) showed a Giardia duodenalis cyst; (c) and (f) showed drop-shaped trichomonads (630x).
Although estimates of the viability using TCC dye were lower than with Lugol's solution, the results were higher than those obtained with in vitro tests.
Given all of this information about breast cancer and some epidemiologic evidence relating to higher incidence of prostate and thyroid cancer in iodine insufficient areas, it seems reasonable to consider that suboptimal iodine levels may play a role in many if not all cancers, and that Gerson was correct in giving all of his cancer patients iodine as Lugol's solution.
Or mix a large drop of honey with a drop of Lugol's solution and apply a coverslip.
Lugol's solution has come under some stricter regulations recently.
After decanting the supernatant liquid, a drop of the specimen was applied onto a glass slide, was stained with Lugol's solution and examined microscopically.
Iodoral is a tablet form of Lugol's solution, in which one tablet equals two drops of Lugol's.
Initial deployments included traps with no preservative, with saturated saline solution, and with salt-saturated Lugol's solution.
P additions were sampled similarly over 10 days; phytoplankton samples were preserved with Lugol's solution initially and at 10 days.
Lugol's solution, formerly used to treat simple goiter, contains 6 mg/drop.
These samples were fixed in Lugol's solution and later identified to the genus level using Prescott (1951) and Edmondson (1959).
The captured larvae were preserved in Lugol's solution.