From Big Medical Encyclopedia

SELIVANOVA TEST (F. F. Selivanov, the domestic chemist) — qualitative staining reaction on ketosugar (sucrose, fructose, etc.) in urine; in medical practice this reaction is used at the anomalies of carbohydrate metabolism which are followed by a fruktozuriya, sakharozuriy, etc.

The principle C. of the item consists in education by ketosugars during the heating • in acid medium of furfurals, to-rye with resorcin give colored compound.

The trace amounts of fructose and sucrose which are contained in urine of the healthy person do not cause decolourization of test; positive S. the item happens at a fruktozuriya and a sakharozuriya. In practice of kliniko-biochemical laboratories C. of the item it is more and more replaced with more sensitive and specific quantitative methods with thiobarbituric and beta and indolyacetic to-tami, hromatografichesky and enzymatic methods.

See also Urine .

Bibliography: Gorodetsky V. K. and Mikhaylov V. I. Definition of keto-sugars in biological liquids, in book: Sovr. methods in biochemistry, under the editorship of V. N. Orekhovich, page 120, M., 1977; T of odes about r about in Y. Clinical laboratory trials in pediatrics, the lane with bolg., Sofia, 1968; Selivanoff F. Notiz iiber eine Fruchtzuckerreaction, Veg. dtsch. Chem. Ges., Bd 20, S. 181, 1887.

V. K. Gorodetsky.