fluorescein-dilaurate test

fluorescein-dilaurate test

(floor″es′ē-ĭn-dī-lor′āt″, floo″ŏr-)
An indirect test of pancreatic function in which fluorescein bound to dilaurate is given orally to a patient and its excretion in the urine is measured. Patients with markedly abnormal pancreatic function fail to excrete the fluorescent tracer in the urine.
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