\pˈɛnzə͡ʊldts tˈɛst], \pˈɛnzəʊldts tˈɛst], \p_ˈɛ_n_z_əʊ_l_d_t_s t_ˈɛ_s_t]\
Definitions of PENZOLDTS TEST
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(1) For acetone: a saturated solution of orthonitrobenzaldehyde with caustic soda is added to the urine, which turns yellow and then green if acetone is present. (2) For glucose: a solution of diazobenzolsulphonic acid with caustic potassa is added to the urine and shaken; a red color appears if sugar is present.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
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