bromsulphthalein

bromsulphthalein

A substance used in a liver function test. The rate of clearance of bromsulphthalein from the blood, after injection, is a measure of liver efficiency. The test is now largely replaced by enzyme tests.
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Although routine liver function tests were normal in all those thirteen cases investigated, the bromsulphthalein retention test, done in three patients, was found to be abnormal.