dextrostix

dextrostix

An enzyme-impregnated strip used with a small portable electronic colour-measuring device for convenient estimation of the blood sugar levels by diabetics. The dextrostix is touched to a drop of blood and then inserted into the meter which gives a digital reading of the blood sugar in mmol/l.
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With a paper strip test (brand names include Dextrostix and Chemstrips), the baby's heel is pricked and a drop of blood placed on a chemically treated pad of absorbent material.
Blood glucose determination by Dextrostix Reflectance Meter System.