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Medical Term:

cyanide-nitroprusside test

 

Definition: a qualitative test for diagnosis of cystinuria; the addition of fresh sodium cyanide formed by sodium nitroprusside to a sample of urine gives rise to a stable red-purple color in the presence of cystine.

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