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Is clinistix a reliable test?

Is clinistix a reliable test?

Usually: Clinistix is usually reliable. For blood on dipstick the can have false positives with eating beets, hemolysis (breaking up of red blood cells), severe muscle injury leaking myoglobin into urine. For protein false positives are associated with high ph (>7.5) and very concentrated urine. False negative protein can be associated with dilute urine. Leuk est usually reliable. Spe gravity reliable.

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Clinistix (Definition)

Clinistix is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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Does clinistix fail to show the presence of glucose if the test strip has been dipped in toilet?

Does clinistix fail to show the presence of glucose if the test strip has been dipped in toilet?

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 and make the reading inaccurate.

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Why doesn't clinistix show the presence of glucose if the test strip has been dipped in hot water?

Why doesn't clinistix show the presence of glucose if the test strip has been dipped in hot water?

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 especially after incidentally dropping into water, their intended sensitivity will change. That is why; so, get a new one and follow instructions for testing and storage. Best wish to health...

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How do you get some clinistix?

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.

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the clinistix?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the clinistix?

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 they get hypoglycemic episodes but the disavantages are that you can get false readings if not used properly, and get false sence of security, and you start to ignore medical advice. You still need to check you aic hemoglobin which tells you the truth.

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of the clinistix reagent strips?

What are the advantages and disadvantages of the clinistix reagent strips?

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 they get hypoglycemic episodes but the disavantages are that you can get false readings if not used properly, and get false sence of security, and you start to ignore medical advice. You still need to check you aic hemoglobin which tells you the truth.

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How do you use glucostix, chemstrip, clinistix?

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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What will happen if you put clinistix in mixture of water and glucose?

What will happen if you put clinistix in mixture of water and glucose?

Clinstix: Never tried it but would prob show glucose depending on how much glucose you put in. Problem is to find pure glucose to put in the water.

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How a pas test is reliable?

How a pas test is reliable?

Prostate Testing: It is all about the context in which the test is done, the history of the patient and the previous psa tests done with his aging. It is not a stand alone test but can be reassuring or prompt another look. I offer it to my male patients over 40.

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What is serum preg test? How reliable?

What is serum preg test? How reliable?

HCG. Yes.: The tests is for Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin, and yes it is quite reliable starting about two weeks after ovulation if fertilization and implantation were successful. And so is the urine test, perhaps a little later. However, anything that raises the HCG gives a positive test, so your feelings and the test should be evaluated by a practitioner.

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How reliable are fingerstick blood tests?

How reliable are fingerstick blood tests?

Very reliable: There is a specific technique that miust be followed when doing finger sticks. If the procedure is properly performed the results are quite reliable. They will be within about 5% of a simultaneous venous blood test.

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Can I trust rapid. Tests for HIV as. Reliable and accurate?

Can I trust rapid. Tests for HIV as. Reliable and accurate?

Get confirmation: Rapid tests are great for getting people screened and tested. If its positive, most protocols call for more confirmatory blood tests.

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Should home preganancy test is reliable after 14 days of blastocyst transfer?

Should home preganancy test is reliable after 14 days of blastocyst transfer?

Probably not: After the transfer, implantation must occur and that is a bit too soon for a high enough blood stream HCG to spill over into the urine for a reliable home pregnancy test.

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How reliable is a negative HIV vidas duo ultra test after 7 weeks of exposure?

How reliable is a negative HIV vidas duo ultra test after 7 weeks of exposure?

Very reliable.: It's recommended to repeat HIV test on the 12th week or 3 month window to account for a delay in the production of antibodies. If there is a higher risk of getting hiv, it's recommended to repeat the test after 6 months. Take care! Http://i-base. Info/guides/testing/test-accuracy-results-and-further-testing. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/m/pubmed/15967238/ http://hivtest. Cdc. Gov/faq. Aspx#exposure.

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How reliable is a HIV fourth generation test at 9-10 weeks after possible exposure?

How reliable is a HIV fourth generation test at 9-10 weeks after possible exposure?

Very: I would trust the results if this is your only exposure. I hope you're okay. In any case, I hope you'll cherish the memory having having given and received love, and that you'll learn something from the experience that will make your life better overall. Everyone has things like this happen. Be good to others, and move forward.