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strip

 [strip]
1. a thin, narrow, comparatively long piece of material.
2. to press the contents from a canal, such as the urethra or a blood vessel, by running the finger along it.
3. to excise lengths of large veins and incompetent tributaries after subcutaneous dissection.
4. to remove tooth structure or restorative material from the mesial or distal surfaces of teeth, utilizing abrasive strips; usually done to alleviate crowding.
reagent strip a strip of paper impregnated with a reagent to a given substance, used in testing for that substance in a body fluid or other secretion.

reagent strip

a strip of paper impregnated with a reagent to a given substance, used in testing for that substance in a body fluid or other secretion.

reagent strip

Dipstick, see there.
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All methods employing paper reagent strips are subject to an intrinsic haematocrit bias; the higher the haematocrit value, the lower the result.
Participants identified a total of 20 514 QC events that should have occurred (per institutional regulations) for glucose and urine reagent strip testing, with an average of 195 QC events per institution.
The suctioned tracheal secretions were inspected visually for blood before being taken to a research laboratory where the glucose concentration was measured by an automated glucose analyzer and glucose oxidase reagent strips.
The review of the literature suggested that refractometer and reagent strip values were closely related.
At a level 2 cutoff, reagent strips gave an 89% specificity, 74% positive predictive value, and 99% negative predictive value.
Reagent strips use the principle of protein error of pH indicators to detect protein (1, 2).
Hemastix Reagent Strips use 3,3',5,5'-tetramethylbenzidine and diisopropylbenzene dihydroperoxide.
Duplicate 1-mL samples of urine containing blood concentrations giving reagent strip values of 0, trace, 25, 80, and 200 were then set up and analyzed for thiocyanate using the standard reaction conditions.
A If a physician has specifically requested a test for urine eosinophils, I do not think it would be correct to screen specimens with a reagent strip test for leukocyte esterase as a criterion for canceling a Hansel's stain for eosinophils in the urine.