These are questions being asked for my Urine microscopics lab
#15 What is the criteria on the dipstick or the microscopic for setting up a culture? (2pts)
#16 What is the confirmatory test for protein? Why do you need to do this? (2pts)
#17 What is the confirmatory test for bilirubin? Why do you need to do this? (2pts)
#18 What is the clinitest used for? (1 pt)
#19 What does the nitrite on the strip test for? Be specific? (1pt)
#20 What does the LE on the strip test for? Be specific? (1pt)
15 A dipstick is coated with certain chemicals which checks for the presence of related substances present in the urine which might indicate abnormalities.
16. The Sulfosalicyclic aacid precipation test is performed to confirm the preence of protein in urine. It is performed for the urine samples that are highly pigmented and thus, mask the reagent strip.
17. The Ictotest reagent tablets assay is performed to confirm the presence of bilirubin in urine. It is needed to rule-out the false positive on the urine strip.
18. Clinitest is used to detect glucose presence in urine.
19. The nitrite on the urne strip is used for the analysis of urinary tract infections (UTIs). This tests for the presence of nitrites.
20. The LE on the strip is used to test for the presence of WBCs in the urine. This might indicate abnormalities associated with infections.
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