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a graduated rod dipped into a container to indicate the fluid level

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Since few published studies of individual dipstick performance have included checks for urinary ascorbate, unsuspected urinary contamination with vitamin C may have been responsible for some of the false-negative reactions for hemoglobin and glucose noticed in earlier dipstick evaluations.
The leukocyte reagent pad, for instance, is particularly sensitive to humidity, and a poorly stored dipstick can lead to a false-negative leukocyte result, thereby missing a diagnosis for a potential urinary tract infection.
Part of why Dipstick and I worked so well together is because we are so authentically different--not just on the outside, but also in how we think, how we were raised, even our gay journeys and how we came out.
The urine dipstick is specific for albumin and will miss positively charged proteins in the urine, such as immunoglobulin light chains.
MAKE SURE THE OIL LEVEL IS ABOVE THE ADD MARK ON THE ENGINE STOPPED SIDE OF THE DIPSTICK.
TOM: But in the meantime, the dipstick will give you an accurate reading.
Urine reagent dipstick testing is rapid, inexpensive and requires little technical expertise.
This award will allow ATD to further develop a dipstick for the detection of acetaminophen protein adducts in human blood," ATD's Laura James said in a news release.
Among those with certain risk factors (cardiovascular disease, age >60 years, diabetes, or hypertension), the probability of identifying rapid kidney function decline from serial kidney function measurements increased from 13 percent to 44 percent after incorporating a positive dipstick test.
If rotavirus is present, a colored band appears when indicator-linked rotavirus antibodies bind to the virus, and this complex is trapped on a band of membrane-bound rotavirus antibody on the dipstick.
This study ("Comparison of urine dipstick, sulfosalicylic acid, urine protein-to-creatinine ratio, and species-specific ELISA methods for detection of albumin in urine samples of cats and dogs," Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association, 2010) evaluated the use of dipstick, sulfosalicylic acid (SSA), and urine protein-to-creatinine ratio (UP:C) methods for use in detection of albumin in urine.
Well, remember the dipstick being placed on the cowling below the windscreen?
93Throu= gh a small hole in the surface of the earth, we can assess what lies beneat= h it" by using the Optical Soil Dipstick, he explained.