Ketone Reagent Strips for Urinalysis (100 Tests)
Ketone Strips provide a fast, convenient way of testing urine for the presence and concentration of acetoacetic acid (ketone). This substance, when found in the urine, provides information on carbohydrate and fat metabolism.
- For people with diabetes or low-carb dieters
- Rapid results: Takes from 15 to 30 seconds for results
- High quality color chart providing consistent, dependable readings
- Cost Effective: 100 strips per canister, at a great price
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Detects: Ketone bodies such as acetoacetic acid, beta-hydroxybutyric acid, and acetone in urine.
Ketones: This test reacts with acetoacetic acid in urine. It does not react with acetone or b‑hydroxybutyric acid. Some high specific gravity/low pH urines may give reactions up to and including ‘Trace’. Normal urine specimens usually yield negative results with this reagent. False positive results (trace or less) may occur with high pigmented urine specimens or those containing large amounts of levodopa metabolites. Ketone bodies such as acetoacetic acid, beta-hydroxybutyric acid, and acetone can appear in urine in small amounts. These intermediate by-products are associated with the breakdown of fat. Causes: diabetes mellitus, starvation, diarrhea.
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