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Fouchets reagent

Fouchets reagent

a 25% solution of trichloroacetic acid, containing 0.9% ferric chloride; a drop of the reagent added at the surface line of barium chloride-impregnated filter paper which has been dipped in urine for 10 sec will give a green colour if bilirubin is present.

See: fouchets stain.


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