Protein excretion is the amount of protein excreted or passed out of the body in urine. Some excretion is normal, but excessive excretion can be a sign of heart failure, glomerular disorders, HIV, hepatitis B or C, metal ingestion or lymphoma.
A 24 hour creatinine clearance test requires both urine and blood collection. The patient collects all urine for 24 hours and then reports to the lab with the urine sample to have blood drawn.
A urine sodium test measures the total amount of sodium in a urine sample. The 24 hour collection method requires the patient to collect all urine output for a 24 hour period in a special container.
Maple Syrup Urine Disease is a genetic disorder. The most noticeable
symptom of the condition is sweet scented urine that may smell similar
to maple syrup. The disease prevents the body from breaking down amino
Stages in pregnancy are often divided up into weeks or trimesters. Within these common stages in pregnancy are six major times of change. These stages of pregnancy occur at one week, four weeks, eight weeks, 12 weeks, 24 weeks and 40 weeks.
FSH, or follicle stimulating hormone, values climb as a woman reaches menopause. The same levels can also climb because of normal menstrual cycle.
One of the tests done routinely ate each prenatal visit is the urine test or urinalysis which checks mostly for sugar, protein, blood, and leucocytes.
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Patients with a phantom pregnancy hCG will have a persistently and not significantly rising positive blood pregnancy test but the urine test is negative and they are not pregnant.
A home pregnancy test allows you to perform a test in your home to determine if you are pregnant.
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