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KETOSTIX Reagent Strips are for in vitro diagnostic use. They have been determined to be nonhazardous under the guidelines issued by OSHA in 29CFR 1910. 1200(d). As with all laboratory tests, definitive diagnostic or therapeutic decisions should not be based on any single result or method. KETOSTIX results should never be used as the sole basis for adjusting insulin dosage. Urine Test for Ketone (Acetoacetic Acid) The 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. Acetoacetic acid can be found in the urine from diabetics and is more commonly referred to as a ketone body. Use of Ketostix Reagent Strips can alert you and your doctor or diabetes educator to changes in your condition for which adjustments in your diet and/or medication may be needed. Carefully follow the testing schedule your doctor or educator establishes. Reagents: 7. 1% w/w Sodium Nitroprusside; 92. 9% w/w Buffer.
Store at temperatures between 59 - 86 degrees F (15 - 30 degrees C) and out of direct sunlight. Replace cap immediately and tightly. Read enclosed directions carefully. Do not remove desiccant from bottle. Use within 6 months after first opening. do not use after unopened expiration date. As with all laboratory tests, definitive diagnostic or therapeutic decisions should not be based on any single result or method. Ketostix results should never be used as the sole basis for adjusting insulin dosage.
Use only if tamper evident seals on this carton are intact.
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