Strassburg test

Strass·burg test

an obsolete test for bile in the urine; albumin, if present, is precipitated, then cane sugar is added and filter paper is dipped in the fluid and dried; if bile pigments are present in the urine, sulfuric acid turns the filter paper a reddish violet.
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Gustav A., German physiologist, 1848–.
Strassburg test - for bile in the urine.
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