Is secondary wavelength always necessary in turbidimetric urine protein measurements?

Yilmaz F. M. , Yilmaz G., Yucel D.

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, vol.41, no.7-8, pp.645-647, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 7-8
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.clinbiochem.2008.01.011
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY
  • Page Numbers: pp.645-647
  • Keywords: benzethonium chloride, benzalkonium chloride, pyrogallol red, urine protein, secondary wavelength, CEREBROSPINAL-FLUID, BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE


Objectives: Turbidimetric urine protein methods like Benzethonium Chloride (BTC) and Benzalkonium Chloride (BC) are previously reported to give falsely low protein results in very high protein concentrations (>2000 mg/L).