Does only glucose is responsible for color in Benedicts semi quantitative test

Dr Pankaj Kumar, Dr Sandeep Satpute

In undergraduate (MBBS) medical biochemistry practical examination for semi-quantitative estimation of urinary glucose by Benedicts semi-quantitative test, pure glucose solution in distilled water of different concentrations (0.5%, 1%, 1.5% and 2%) are given to students. But each sample gave brick red color instead of expected green, yellow, orange and brick red color.

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