Urine dipstick test

Urine dipstick test

A test using a small, chemically treated strip that is dipped into a urine sample; when testing for protein, an area on the strip changes color depending on the amount of protein (if any) in the urine.
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3 g or more in 24-h urine sample corresponding with 1 + or greater on a urine dipstick test.
A urine dipstick test was deemed positive in this study in the presence of leucocytes and/or nitrites.
A positive urine dipstick test for proteinuria should be confirmed with quantitative proteinuria measurement (measured as urine:protein:creatinine ratio (g/mmol) on a spot urine sample).
The researchers now intend to develop a urine dipstick test for FBP that could be rapidly and widely used.
3], and 39% had a fever of 102[degrees]F or greater; 79% tested positive for leukocyte esterase or nitrite with a urine dipstick test.
The urine dipstick test for protein uses a pH indicator and is not affected.
Because microalbuminuria is not detectable by a standard urine dipstick test, some providers routinely screen for protein with the microalbumin-to-creatinine ratio.
However, he ordered a battery of tests after he took the urine dipstick test again some months later and fared even worse.
The urine dipstick test allows easy and quick detection of scurvy and low plasma ascorbate levels.