a reagent for the detection of calcium in the urine, consisting of 2.5 g of oxalic acid, 2.5 g of ammonium oxalate, 5 mL of glacial acetic acid, and distilled water to make 150 mL; a milky precipitate of calcium oxalate is formed when the reagent is added to urine that contains calcium.
[H. W. Sulkowitch]
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Sulkowitch,Hirsh W., U.S. physician, 1906–.
Sulkowitch reagent - for the detection of calcium in the urine. Synonym(s): Sulkowitch test
Sulkowitch test - Synonym(s): Sulkowitch reagent
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