Reagents urine strips are solid plastic strips with several reagents pads attached. The test is used for detection of one or more analytes in urine, including: leukocytes, glucose, ketones (acetoacetic-acid), bilirubin, blood, specific weight, proteins, urobilinogen, nitrites, ascorbic acid and pH.
Urine content changes with the changes in stadiums of illness as well as with bodily disfunction prior to significant changes occurring in blood. Urine analysis is a useful indicator of health or illness and as such it is used as a part of routine screening. Reagent strips for urine may be used as a part of general health assessment, but also as aid in diagnostics and in monitoring of metabolic and system diseases affecting the renal function, leading to endocrine disorders and diseases or disorders of urinary tract.