iodine test


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iodine test

[′ī·ə‚dīn ‚test]
(analytical chemistry)
Placing a few drops of potassium iodide solution on a sample to detect the presence of starch; test is positive if sample turns blue.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A number of chemical tests including Molisch Test, Iodine Test, Benedict's Test, Tollen Test, Barfoed's Test, Fehling's solution Test, Osazone Test, Hydrolysis Test and Seliwanoff's Test have been found to be positive and strongly support for the presence of reducing sugars and other carbohydrates in the water extracts of M.
The starch iodine test was done pre-treatment to define areas and severity of hyperhidrosis and at weeks 6 and 12.
They agree that the initial iodine test should be the Iodine Spot and Loading Test, not just the loading test.
Urinary iodine test results revealed a bigger figure of about 36 per cent of mothers and 23 pc of pre-school children suffering from severe iodine deficiency in the country, they added.
The first test I suggest to evaluate your thyroid function is a spot iodine test, and an iodine-loading test.
In my 40 years of practicing medicine, 1 never ordered an iodine test and never heard of any physician who did.
They said the urinary iodine test results revealed a bigger figure of about 36.5 percent of mothers and 23 percent of pre-school children suffering from severe iodine deficiency.
Since at certain levels of iodine intake the radioactive iodine test showed virtually no iodine uptake, Wolff and Chaikoff decided that the treatment dose of iodine must have inhibited the thyroid gland, and therefore iodine causes hypothyroidism and possibly goiter.
In patients already supplementing with iodine, the urine spot iodine test is omitted, since high urinary excretion makes the spot urine test useless.
They said that urinary iodine test results revealed a bigger figure of about 36% of mothers and 23% of pre-school children are suffering from severe iodine deficiency in the country.
ISLAMABAD, July 19, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Health experts have claimed that urinary iodine test results revealed 36 per cent mothers and 23 per cent pre-school children suffered from severe iodine deficiency in the country.
According to the report health experts claimed that urinary iodine test results revealed that about 36 percent of mothers and 23 percent of pre-School Children are suffering from severe iodine deficiency in Pakistan and an estimated 2.1 million children are born each year with mental deficiency due to iodine deficiency in pregnant women.