sulfosalicylic acid test

sulfosalicylic acid test

(sŭl″fō-săl″ĭ-sĭl′ĭk)
A test for protein in the urine.
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Rezultati hemijskog pregleda urina test trakom na prisustvo proteinurije i testa sa sulfosalicilnom kiselinom (SSA) kod svih ispitanika Proteinuria-chemical N SSA+ SSA- p examination of urine n (%) n (%) via test strips Hemijski pregled urina test trakom Negative/Negativno 962 821 (85.3%) 141 (14.7%) <0.001 Positive/Pozitivno 144 139 (96.5%) 5 (3.5%) <0.001 Legend: SSA+: positive sulfosalicylic acid test; SSA-: negative sulfosalicylic acid test; N(n)--the number of subjects Legenda: SSA+: pozitivan test na sulfosalicilnu kiselinu; SSA-: negativan test na sulfosalicilnu kiselinu; N (n)--broj ispitanika Graph 1.
Proteinuria: Urine protein >3+ or [greater than or equal to] 40 mg/[m.sup.2] per hour by sulfosalicylic acid test.
Reappearance of proteinuria [greater than or equal to] 40mg/[m.sup.2] per hour or >3+ by sulfosalicylic acid test for three consecutive days with or without oedema in a child who had attained remission previously.
Heat coagulation test, sulfosalicylic acid test, and heller's nitric acid test were used qualitatively for the detection of urinary protein.
These goals could be achieved with the use of the sulfosalicylic acid test; this chemical reagent is able to produce protein precipitation through urine acidification ant it provides prompt results.
The major objective of this study was to determine the reliability and accuracy of the sulfosalicylic acid test in the fast measurement of proteinuria.
The sulfosalicylic acid test is useful for a quick diagnosis of proteinuria.
Contrariwise, sulfosalicylic acid test can be performed in random urine specimens obtained at admission.
The low negative predictive value found with the sulfosalicylic acid test, even in patients with hypertension, makes it necessary to confirm negative results with a 24 hour proteinuria determination.
The sulfosalicylic acid test is innocuous and easy to use and could become the ideal test under these circumstances (12).
For confirmatory testing of other reagent strip constituents, commonly used tests include the sulfosalicylic acid test (SSA) for protein, and the Ictotest Tablet Test (Bayer) for bilirubin.
Urine specimens containing radiographic media will also show a delayed, false positive sulfosalicylic acid test for urine protein.
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