Liquid QC Urinalysis Controls: DipStrip, DropStrip, MicroStrip and DipScopics

SAN MARCOS, Calif. – February 24, 2009; Cliniqa® Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of DipStrip, DropStrip, MicroStrip and DipScopics, four bi-level kit configurations in the new Liquid QC™ Urinalysis Control line. DipStrip, DropStrip and Microstrip are intended for use as assayed quality control materials for Glucose, Bilirubin, Ketones, Specific Gravity, Blood, pH, Protein, Urobilinogen, Nitrite, Leukocytes, hCG, Microalbumin, Creatinine, and Galactose on manual and automated test methodologies. In addition to serving as an assayed quality control material, DipScopics contains Red Blood Cells, White Blood Cells, and Crystals in order to provide the additional benefit of microscopic evaluation of urine sediment. All products are stable for 24 months from date of manufacture when stored opened and unopened at 2-8º C. Once opened, the controls are stable for 30 days at 20-25º C or 20 immersions (DipStrip). Liquid QC Urinalysis Controls are offered in 4 convenient package sizes:t

3 tubes x 2 levels x 15 mL
5 bottles x 2 levels x 5 mL
2 bottles x 2 levels x 25 mL
4 bottles x 2 levels x 120 mL

CLINIQA, an ISO 9000/13485 certified company, is a clinical diagnostics company specializing in OEM and branded controls, calibrators and linearity calibration verifiers featuring proprietary True Liquid Control Technology. Through recent acquisitions CLINIQA now offers OEM proficiency test materials, Raichem reagents, standards and calibrators as well as forensic controls. CLINIQA is also the co-founder of the “The Quality Alliance” formed to provide a range of innovative quality control products and an online Quality Analysis Peer Review application, InterQC, through common distribution channels in Europe, the U.S.A and Asia.

To learn more about the complete range of CLINIQA products, please visit or contact the U.S. headquarters office:

Tel: 1 800 728 5205 (within U.S.A)
  + 1 760 744 1900 (outside U.S.A)
Fax: + 1 760 751 5197