Almens test for blood

Almens test for blood

glacial acetic acid, gum guaiac solution, and hydrogen peroxide are added to an aqueous suspension of the suspected stain; if occult blood or blood pigment is present, a blue colour develops.

Synonym: guaiac test, Schonbein's test, van Deen's test.

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