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Ketodiastix 300

Ketodiastix measure both urine glucose and urine ketones.

Ketostix 2

Ketostix measure urine ketones.

The following medications and/or problems with urine samples can produce false negative or false postive results when testing urine for glucose.

See Urine testing stix-Reading Results for examples of ketodiastix and ketostix color charts.

If your pet is taking any type of vitamin supplements, it should be noted on his or her medical records. Knowing that he/she is using them means being able to factor them into interpretations of test results.


  1. Rees, Christine A., Boothe, Dawn M. (2004). Cephalexin/Keflex, Enrofloxacin/Baytril & Inaccurate Urine Glucose Testing in Dogs. Journal-American Veterinary Medical Association.
  2. Rickards, Rick. Sulfonamides.
  3. Rickards, Rick. Trimethoprim.
  4. Rickards, Rick. Ormetoprim.
  5. Cephalexin/Keflex Information. Medline Plus.
  6. Cephorum. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  7. Rilexine. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  8. Suprax/Cefixime.
  9. Cefotixin/Mefoxin.
  10. Cefpodoxime Proxetil/Simplicef.
  11. Cefotaxime/Claforan.
  12. Dose Rates of Cephalosporins. Merck Veterinary Manual.
  13. Rickards, Rick. Enrofloxacin.
  14. Enrofloxacin/Baytril Information.
  15. Cephalosporins and Cephamycins-Special Clinical Concerns. Merck Veterinary Manual.
  16. Albon.
  17. Duphatrim. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  18. Tribrissen. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  19. Trinacol. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  20. Dose Rates of Sulfonamides. Merck Veterinary Manual.
  21. Sulfa Drugs by Brand Name & Hypoglycemia.
  22. Sulfonamides and Sulfonamide Combinations-Special Clinical Concerns. Merck Veterinary Manual.
  23. Rickards, Rick. Chloramphenichol.
  24. Chloramphenichol/Chloromycetin & Blood Glucose. Healthtouch.
  25. Chloramphenicol and Congeners-Special Clinical Concerns. Merck Veterinary Manual.
  26. Rickards, Rick. Tetracycline.
  27. Tetracycline Medications & False Urine Test Results. Medline Plus.
  28. Rickards, Rick. Doxycycline.
  29. Ronaxan. NOAH Compendium-UK.
  30. Doxycycline Medications & False Urine Test Results. Medline Plus.
  31. Dose Rate of Penicillins-More Generic & Brand Names of Penicillin Family Drugs. Merck Veterinary Manual.
  32. Penicillins. Medline Plus.
  33. Penicillins-Special Clinical Concerns. Merck Veterinary Manual.
  34. Acetaminophen.,
  35. Aspirin.
  36. Bismuth subsalicylate.
  37. Phenazopyridine. Merck Manuals Online.
  38. Diazepam/Valium.,
  39. Rickards, Rick. Vitamin C.
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 Vitamin C & False Test Results in Pets. Provet UK.
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 41.3 41.4 41.5 Sine, Cheryl S., et. al. (2003). Urinalysis Dipstick Interpretations. Glucose-University of Georgia.
  42. Taylor, Judith A. (November 2006). Urinalysis: Glucose. District of Columbia Academy-Veterinary Medicine.
  43. Optimizing Results with Urinalysis Dipsticks.
  44. Consequences of inappropriate urine specimen storage. Chronolab.
  45. 45.0 45.1 Urine Glucose. Cornell University.

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