Table 1: Comparison of commonly used reagent strips

Jan. 1, 2003
Table 1: Comparison of commonly used reagent stripsReagent Strips Specific Albumin
Sensitivity (mg/dL)
Protein Sensitivity
Ratio Limit (mg/g)
Ratio Limit (mg/g)
Result from
Instrument Reading
Multistix PRO 10LS 8-15 Yes 30 80 300 YesMultistix 10 SG No No 15-30 N/AN/A YesClinitek Microalbumin 2-4 Yes N/A 30 N/A YesChemstrip10 UA No No 18 N/A N/A YesMicral 2 No N/A N/A N/A NoImmunoDip Microalbumin 1.2-1.8 No N/A N/A N/A NoMultistix, Multistix PRO, and Clinitek are trademarks of Bayer Corporation (Medfield, MA 02052), Chemstrip 10UA and Micral are trademarks of Roche Diagnostics (Indianapolis, IN 46256), ImmunoDip is a trademark of Diagnostic Chemicals Limited (Oxford, CT 06478)