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Fluorescein string test

Fluorescein string test

a string test used to determine location of a bleeding intestinal lesion in which fluorescein is given intravenously to determine gastrointestinal haemorrhage; if the string fluoresces after removal, it has been contaminated by blood that has appeared since injection of the fluorescein; used to determine location of bleeding lesion.


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