Accuracy of urinary dipstick testing for pH manipulation therapy.

@article{Desai2008AccuracyOU,
  title={Accuracy of urinary dipstick testing for pH manipulation therapy.},
  author={Rahul A. Desai and Dean G. Assimos},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2008},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={
          1367-70
        }
}
PURPOSE To determine the accuracy of urinary dipstick testing for pH manipulation therapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Three commercial brands of dipstick paper were used to measure the pH of 100 fresh urine specimens from patients with urologic diseases. These were all read by an experienced medical technician. The pH of these specimens was also measured with an electrochemical pH meter ("gold standard") performed by another experienced technician. Both were blinded to each other's results. The… CONTINUE READING

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