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dipstick

Reagent strip Lab medicine A blotting paper impregnated with enzymes or chemicals sensitive to various parameters of clinical interest which, when dipped in urine, undergoes a color change, allowing a substance to be semiquantified–eg, BR, glucose and reducing substances, Hb, nitrates, ketones, pH, protein, specific gravity, urobilinogen. See Urinalysisis.

dip·stick

(dip'stik)
A strip of plastic or paper bearing one or more dots or squares of reagent, used to perform qualitative or semiquantitative tests on urine; chemical reaction occurs in the presence of serum, plasma, or urine. Results of tests are read as color changes.
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Well the flight was good, my friend had the time of his life, pride was back and luckily there was another L-5 on the field from which I could ah, borrow, a dipstick and have one made at a machine shop.
Analyz= ing chemical and physical properties, the dipstick outputs its data to a ha= nd-held device or computer.
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A study conducted by Areef Ishani, MD, of the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and colleagues found that abnormal results on the urine "dipstick" test, which detects protein in urine, and a blood test to estimate kidney function can identify patients at increased risk of ESRD, which will require dialysis or transplantation.
Dipstick results depend on protein concentrations, which are altered by urine volume.