[The role of colorimetry strips in routine urine analysis in ambulatory practice].

Titre[The role of colorimetry strips in routine urine analysis in ambulatory practice].
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1986
AuthorsBonard, C, Darioli, R, Petrillo, A, Cretin, T, Marazzi, A
JournalSchweiz Med Wochenschr
Volume116
Issue11
Pagination338-41
Date Published1986 Mar 15
ISSN0036-7672
Mots-clésAmbulatory Care, Colorimetry, Hematuria, Humans, Indicators and Reagents, Leukocyte Count, Leukocytes, Proteinuria, Reagent Strips, Urine
Abstract

Study of 1249 routine urinalyses showed that proteinuria-, leukocyturia- and hematuria-detecting dipsticks are fully reliable. Dipsticks therefore render superfluous microscopic examination of normal samples, which represents more than half of the analyses performed in ambulatory care.

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Alternate JournalSchweiz Med Wochenschr
Citation Key / SERVAL ID3680
PubMed ID3961452
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