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1. (WO2018081496) DETECTION OF ASCORBIC ACID IN A URINE SAMPLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/081496    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/058659
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Oct 28 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G01N 21/78
G01N 31/22
G01N 33/52
Applicants: SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC.
Inventors: ZIMMERLE, Chris
RHEINHEIMER, Gary
Title: DETECTION OF ASCORBIC ACID IN A URINE SAMPLE
Abstract:
Disclosed herein are methods of detecting ascorbic acid in a urine sample from a subject. The methods comprise contacting at least a portion of the urine sample with a test strip comprising a reagent pad and detecting whether ascorbic acid is present in the urine sample. The detecting comprises measuring an intensity of color on the reagent pad, wherein a reduction in the intensity of color on the reagent pad indicates the presence of ascorbic acid.