Dip sticks

Dip sticks - used routinely at ‘point-of-care’
- single or multi test strips
- used to test for protein, glucose, blood, ketones, pH
Procedure:
• Keep containers of strips sealed.
• Perform test on fresh sample.
• After removing strip from urine – tap gently to remove excess urine
• Hold strip horizontal
• Wait required time before reading results – read test in good light

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