Re-test reliability of gustatory testing and introduction of the sensitive Taste-Drop-Test

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Re-test reliability of gustatory testing and introduction of the sensitive Taste-Drop-Test. / Fjaeldstad, A; Niklassen, A; Fernandes, H.

In: Chemical Senses, Vol. 43, No. 5, 23.05.2018, p. 341–346.

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abstract = "The sense of taste holds a key integrate role in assessing the flavour of food before swallowing is initiated. If the expectations for taste are not met, palatability and pleasure of the food can decrease. In patients suffering from taste disorders, this may impair appetite and nutritional state. Testing gustatory function can be important for diagnostics and assessment of treatment effects. However, the gustatory tests applied are required to be both sensitive and reliable.In this study, we investigate the re-test validity of popular Taste Strips gustatory test for gustatory screening. Furthermore, we introduce a new sensitive Taste-Drop-Test, which was found to be superior for detecting a more accurate measure of tastant sensitivity.",
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