Reagents, Clinical Chemistry, Rapid Test, Whole Blood, Ketone
Definition : Clinical chemistry reagents intended for semiquantitative determination of ketones in in a sample of whole blood in a short period of time, typically several minutes (i.e., rapid tests). Increased blood concentration of ketones (ketonemia) is associated with diabetes mellitus, alcohol comsumption, frequent vomiting, and/or starvation. Semi-quantitative determination of ketones in blood is more accurate than their determination in urine.
Entry Terms : "Ketone Determination Reagents, Rapid Test"
UMDC code : 19686