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Arnold-Lipliawski test

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Clinical reaction for demonstrating acetic acid. Arnold’s original test from 1899 was modified by Semjou Lipliawsky in 1901 because it was not sufficiently sensitive.


  • V. Arnold:
    Eine neue Reaktion zum Nachweis der Acetessigsäure in Harn.
    Wiener klinische Wochenschrift, 1899, 12: 541: 544.
  • S. Lipliawsky:
    Eine neue Methode zum sicheren Nachweis von Acetessigsäure im Harn.
    Deutsche medicinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1901, 27: 151.

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