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Applications of the Colorimeter in the diagnosis of genitourinary diseases in animals

The colorimeter is a valuable tool for the diagnosis of genitourinary diseases in animals. Its use allows detecting diseases in an early stage, before symptoms occur, and may be useful for monitoring treatment. The colorimeter can be used to measure urine pH, nitrite levels, the presence of white and/or red blood cells, and the amount of protein.

Therefore, it is used to measure the concentration of a chemical in a sample. It is based on the fact that by adding a substance to a water sample, the water becomes a certain color, and from that, calculates the concentration of the substance.

Genitourinary disease assessment

These measurements are important for the diagnosis and treatment of genitourinary diseases, such as cystitis, urolithiasis, and nephritis. Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder that can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites. Symptoms of cystitis include pain and/or burning during urination, frequent and/or urgent urination, and blood in the urine. The colorimeter can detect nitrites in the urine, which usually indicate the presence of bacteria. Also, an increase in protein in the urine may indicate a kidney infection, which is a complication of cystitis. Urolithiasis is stones in the kidney or bladder. Symptoms of urolithiasis include pain and/or burning during urination, frequent and/or urgent urination, and blood in the urine. Stones may be calcium, urate, c-oxalate, or calcium.

The equipment can detect nitrites in the urine, which usually indicate the presence of bacteria. Also, increased urine protein may indicate a kidney infection, which is a complication of nephritis.

This can be done manually or automatically, and these abnormalities may indicate the presence of genitourinary diseases.

Colorimeter Mechanisms

The colorimeter we have in Kalstein, measures color using a scale called the color index (CI). The IQ is based on the intensity of the color of light. Most use a bright tungsten metal halide (HMS) lamp that emits a large amount of ultraviolet (UV) light. Light is measured in nanometers (nm). The colorimeter measures light in the visible spectrum, which is the light that the human eye can see. The visible spectrum is light having a wavelength of 400 nm to 700 nm. Visible light is light that looks like color. The colorimeter measures light in the visible spectrum and then calculates the color IQ.

It has a lamp, a camera and a spectrophotometer. The lamp produces a white light, which is a mixture of all colors and is sent to the camera through the substance. Next, the camera is a tube that has a lens on one end and a light detector on the other and focuses the light on the light detector.

Colorimeter Kalstein mark

We at Kalstein offer you the best equipment for any laboratory. We have at your disposal the Colorimeter belonging to the YR series, which has an autonomous core technology development of a portable light color difference instrument, is the instrument of color difference of high-level spectral architecture, in addition to ensuring a precise relative ΔE at the same time, also to ensure the accuracy of the absolute value of L, A and B for a long time, anytime and anywhere. And many other attractive features, which can be appreciated from our catalog HERE At Kalstein, as manufacturers, we distinguish ourselves in the market by providing comprehensive solutions for any industrial sector, and for this we offer the best advice to make your purchase ideal and at favorable prices. For more information, visit our website HERE

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