indigo carmine


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in·di·go car·mine

(in'di-gō kar'mīn), [C.I. 73015]
A blue dye used to measure kidney function and as a special stain for Negri bodies.
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Based on these findings, the authors calculated that cystoscopy at the time of vaginal surgery for anterior and/or apical prolapse has a sensitivity of 94.4% and a specificity of 99.5% for detecting ureteral obstruction, the positive predictive value of cystoscopy with the use of indigo carmine for detection of ureteral obstruction is 91.9% and the negative predictive value is 99.7%.
In a crossover study of 29 patients with IBD, Sussman and co-workers compared WLE, dye-based CE (indigo carmine), and NBI [34].
Conversion of Indigo Carmine to Isatin Sulfonate in the Presence of Singlet Oxygen and Methionine or Methionine Sulfoxide.
He did not have either any major medical problems including cardiovascular or respiratory diseases, history of surgical procedure, or exposure of indigo carmine. He had a history of allergic reaction to bee stings associated with nausea, vomiting, and dizziness, which had been treated in the emergency department.
The isolated kidney was then engulfed by white cotton wool in an attempt to identify any indigo carmine urine extravasation.
The method measures oxygen ingress through a closure by direct colorimetric scan of colorless wine bottles (375 mL) containing indigo carmine solutions that gradually change color from yellow to indigo as oxygen reacts with the reduced indigo carmine.
Indigo carmine and 3-nitropherol of AR grade were used without additional purification.
The repetitive use of as-synthesized Ag-Ti[O.sub.2]/[Fe.sub.3][O.sub.4] was studied for different cycles of indigo carmine decolorization under visible light irradiation.
The kinetic runs were carried out for different concentration of indigo carmine and HCl as a catalyst with different applied current.
Diluted indigo carmine solution can be helpful in the diagnosis and treatment of early gastric cancer because it "pools at the border of the lesion and thus enhances visualization of these lesions, which are most often nonpolypoid.
Conclusion: indigo carmine amnioinfusion is a diagnostic test having few complications and is useful in a clinical approach to patients having suspected PROM.