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is clinistix a reliable test

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Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Usually: Clinistix is usually reliable. For blood on dipstick the can have false positives with eating beets, hemolysis (breaking up of red blood cells), seve ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Dilution Effect: Generally, urine glucose testing strips need to be dipped into urine only. If dipping into toilet water there will be a significant dilutional effect ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Known to us, any testing agents have their recommended ways of storage & preservation as well as their expiration date. Deviating from these espec ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
From a manufacturer: Clinistix is a testing strip you order from a company that makes it. Look up online. I am sure you can purchase it through the companies.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: When used per the manufacter's recommendations.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Yes: Yes.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Clinistix: Advantages are the patients can check their blood sugar and keep a record of it, if they are being treated for diabetes, also helps them to know if th ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Phonetically: Hi. They are pronounced phonetically.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Clinistix: Advantages are the patients can check their blood sugar and keep a record of it, if they are being treated for diabetes, also helps them to know if th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Dip it in urine cup: Dip the glucostix, chemstrip, or clinistix in a urine cup and read after 2 minutes (or manufacturer's recommendations).

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