Liquid by-product of excretion produced in the kidneys, temporarily stored in the bladder until discharge through the URETHRA.
Examination of urine by chemical, physical, or microscopic means. Routine urinalysis usually includes performing chemical screening tests, determining specific gravity, observing any unusual color or odor, screening for bacteriuria, and examining the sediment microscopically.
Methods or procedures used to obtain samples of URINE.
Detection of drugs that have been abused, overused, or misused, including legal and illegal drugs. Urine screening is the usual method of detection.
The presence of bacteria in the urine which is normally bacteria-free. These bacteria are from the URINARY TRACT and are not contaminants of the surrounding tissues. Bacteriuria can be symptomatic or asymptomatic. Significant bacteriuria is an indicator of urinary tract infection.
Liquid chromatographic techniques which feature high inlet pressures, high sensitivity, and high speed.
Procedures for collecting, preserving, and transporting of specimens sufficiently stable to provide accurate and precise results suitable for clinical interpretation.
An autosomal recessive inherited disorder with multiple forms of phenotypic expression, caused by a defect in the oxidative decarboxylation of branched-chain amino acids (AMINO ACIDS, BRANCHED-CHAIN). These metabolites accumulate in body fluids and render a "maple syrup" odor. The disease is divided into classic, intermediate, intermittent, and thiamine responsive subtypes. The classic form presents in the first week of life with ketoacidosis, hypoglycemia, emesis, neonatal seizures, and hypertonia. The intermediate and intermittent forms present in childhood or later with acute episodes of ataxia and vomiting. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p936)
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
An increase in the excretion of URINE. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
Inflammatory responses of the epithelium of the URINARY TRACT to microbial invasions. They are often bacterial infections with associated BACTERIURIA and PYURIA.
The ability of the kidney to excrete in the urine high concentrations of solutes from the blood plasma.
Narrow pieces of material impregnated or covered with a substance used to produce a chemical reaction. The strips are used in detecting, measuring, producing, etc., other substances. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Measurable and quantifiable biological parameters (e.g., specific enzyme concentration, specific hormone concentration, specific gene phenotype distribution in a population, presence of biological substances) which serve as indices for health- and physiology-related assessments, such as disease risk, psychiatric disorders, environmental exposure and its effects, disease diagnosis, metabolic processes, substance abuse, pregnancy, cell line development, epidemiologic studies, etc.
Derivatives of GLUCURONIC ACID. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that include the 6-carboxy glucose structure.
The ratio of the density of a material to the density of some standard material, such as water or air, at a specified temperature.
The presence of proteins in the urine, an indicator of KIDNEY DISEASES.
The application of medical knowledge to questions of law.
Discharge of URINE, liquid waste processed by the KIDNEY, from the body.
An immunoenzyme test for the presence of drugs and other substances in urine and blood. The test uses enzyme linked antibodies that react only with the particular drug for which the sample is being tested.
Stones in the KIDNEY, usually formed in the urine-collecting area of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS). Their sizes vary and most contains CALCIUM OXALATE.
The appearance of an abnormally large amount of GLUCOSE in the urine, such as more than 500 mg/day in adults. It can be due to HYPERGLYCEMIA or genetic defects in renal reabsorption (RENAL GLYCOSURIA).
Fractionation of a vaporized sample as a consequence of partition between a mobile gaseous phase and a stationary phase held in a column. Two types are gas-solid chromatography, where the fixed phase is a solid, and gas-liquid, in which the stationary phase is a nonvolatile liquid supported on an inert solid matrix.
Salts and esters of hippuric acid.
Excrement from the INTESTINES, containing unabsorbed solids, waste products, secretions, and BACTERIA of the DIGESTIVE SYSTEM.
The presence of albumin in the urine, an indicator of KIDNEY DISEASES.
Chromatographic techniques in which the mobile phase is a liquid.
An analytical method used in determining the identity of a chemical based on its mass using mass analyzers/mass spectrometers.
The calcium salt of oxalic acid, occurring in the urine as crystals and in certain calculi.
The chemical alteration of an exogenous substance by or in a biological system. The alteration may inactivate the compound or it may result in the production of an active metabolite of an inactive parent compound. The alterations may be divided into METABOLIC DETOXICATION, PHASE I and METABOLIC DETOXICATION, PHASE II.
The giving of drugs, chemicals, or other substances by mouth.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The range or frequency distribution of a measurement in a population (of organisms, organs or things) that has not been selected for the presence of disease or abnormality.
The concentration of osmotically active particles in solution expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per liter of solution. Osmolality is expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per kilogram of solvent.
The withholding of water in a structured experimental situation.
A technique using antibodies for identifying or quantifying a substance. Usually the substance being studied serves as antigen both in antibody production and in measurement of antibody by the test substance.
Low-density crystals or stones in any part of the URINARY TRACT. Their chemical compositions often include CALCIUM OXALATE, magnesium ammonium phosphate (struvite), CYSTINE, or URIC ACID.
The time it takes for a substance (drug, radioactive nuclide, or other) to lose half of its pharmacologic, physiologic, or radiologic activity.
Pathological processes of the KIDNEY or its component tissues.
Urination of a large volume of urine with an increase in urinary frequency, commonly seen in diabetes (DIABETES MELLITUS; DIABETES INSIPIDUS).
The balance of fluid in the BODY FLUID COMPARTMENTS; total BODY WATER; BLOOD VOLUME; EXTRACELLULAR SPACE; INTRACELLULAR SPACE, maintained by processes in the body that regulate the intake and excretion of WATER and ELECTROLYTES, particularly SODIUM and POTASSIUM.
A mass spectrometry technique using two (MS/MS) or more mass analyzers. With two in tandem, the precursor ions are mass-selected by a first mass analyzer, and focused into a collision region where they are then fragmented into product ions which are then characterized by a second mass analyzer. A variety of techniques are used to separate the compounds, ionize them, and introduce them to the first mass analyzer. For example, for in GC-MS/MS, GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY-MASS SPECTROMETRY is involved in separating relatively small compounds by GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY prior to injecting them into an ionization chamber for the mass selection.
Aquaporin 2 is a water-specific channel protein that is expressed in KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS. The translocation of aquaporin 2 to the apical PLASMA MEMBRANE is regulated by VASOPRESSIN, and MUTATIONS in AQP2 have been implicated in a variety of kidney disorders including DIABETES INSIPIDUS.
Determination, by measurement or comparison with a standard, of the correct value of each scale reading on a meter or other measuring instrument; or determination of the settings of a control device that correspond to particular values of voltage, current, frequency or other output.
Presence of blood in the urine.
The volume of water filtered out of plasma through glomerular capillary walls into Bowman's capsules per unit of time. It is considered to be equivalent to INULIN clearance.
Illegitimate use of substances for a desired effect in competitive sports. It includes humans and animals.
A musculomembranous sac along the URINARY TRACT. URINE flows from the KIDNEYS into the bladder via the ureters (URETER), and is held there until URINATION.
The presence of white blood cells (LEUKOCYTES) in the urine. It is often associated with bacterial infections of the urinary tract. Pyuria without BACTERIURIA can be caused by TUBERCULOSIS, stones, or cancer.
Passage of a CATHETER into the URINARY BLADDER or kidney.
A compound formed in the liver from ammonia produced by the deamination of amino acids. It is the principal end product of protein catabolism and constitutes about one half of the total urinary solids.
The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.
Formation of stones in any part of the URINARY TRACT, usually in the KIDNEY; URINARY BLADDER; or the URETER.
Volume of biological fluid completely cleared of drug metabolites as measured in unit time. Elimination occurs as a result of metabolic processes in the kidney, liver, saliva, sweat, intestine, heart, brain, or other site.
Tumors or cancer of the URINARY BLADDER.
A basis of value established for the measure of quantity, weight, extent or quality, e.g. weight standards, standard solutions, methods, techniques, and procedures used in diagnosis and therapy.
A member of the alkali group of metals. It has the atomic symbol Na, atomic number 11, and atomic weight 23.
Any technique by which an unknown color is evaluated in terms of standard colors. The technique may be visual, photoelectric, or indirect by means of spectrophotometry. It is used in chemistry and physics. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A glycosyl-phosphatidyl-inositol (GPI) - anchored membrane protein found on the thick ascending limb of the LOOP OF HENLE. The cleaved form of the protein is found abundantly in URINE.
Glycosides of GLUCURONIC ACID formed by the reaction of URIDINE DIPHOSPHATE GLUCURONIC ACID with certain endogenous and exogenous substances. Their formation is important for the detoxification of drugs, steroid excretion and BILIRUBIN metabolism to a more water-soluble compound that can be eliminated in the URINE and BILE.
Derivatives of OXALIC ACID. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that are derived from the ethanedioic acid structure.
An opioid analgesic related to MORPHINE but with less potent analgesic properties and mild sedative effects. It also acts centrally to suppress cough.
A tube that transports URINE from the URINARY BLADDER to the outside of the body in both the sexes. It also has a reproductive function in the male by providing a passage for SPERM.
An emulsifying agent produced in the LIVER and secreted into the DUODENUM. Its composition includes BILE ACIDS AND SALTS; CHOLESTEROL; and ELECTROLYTES. It aids DIGESTION of fats in the duodenum.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents in the environment or to environmental factors that may include ionizing radiation, pathogenic organisms, or toxic chemicals.
The N-glucuronide conjugate of cotinine is a major urinary metabolite of NICOTINE. It thus serves as a biomarker of exposure to tobacco SMOKING. It has CNS stimulating properties.
Sodium excretion by URINATION.
A mass spectrometry technique used for analysis of nonvolatile compounds such as proteins and macromolecules. The technique involves preparing electrically charged droplets from analyte molecules dissolved in solvent. The electrically charged droplets enter a vacuum chamber where the solvent is evaporated. Evaporation of solvent reduces the droplet size, thereby increasing the coulombic repulsion within the droplet. As the charged droplets get smaller, the excess charge within them causes them to disintegrate and release analyte molecules. The volatilized analyte molecules are then analyzed by mass spectrometry.
The consumption of liquids.
Negative test results in subjects who possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of diseased persons as healthy when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Long convoluted tubules in the nephrons. They collect filtrate from blood passing through the KIDNEY GLOMERULUS and process this filtrate into URINE. Each renal tubule consists of a BOWMAN CAPSULE; PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE; LOOP OF HENLE; DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCT leading to the central cavity of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS) that connects to the URETER.
Liquid components of living organisms.
Decreased URINE output that is below the normal range. Oliguria can be defined as urine output of less than or equal to 0.5 or 1 ml/kg/hr depending on the age.
Commercially prepared reagent sets, with accessory devices, containing all of the major components and literature necessary to perform one or more designated diagnostic tests or procedures. They may be for laboratory or personal use.
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.
The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
Spectrophotometric techniques by which the absorption or emmision spectra of radiation from atoms are produced and analyzed.
Positive test results in subjects who do not possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of healthy persons as diseased when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Infections with bacteria of the genus CHLAMYDIA.
Drugs obtained and often manufactured illegally for the subjective effects they are said to produce. They are often distributed in urban areas, but are also available in suburban and rural areas, and tend to be grossly impure and may cause unexpected toxicity.
A human disease caused by the infection of parasitic worms SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM. It is endemic in AFRICA and parts of the MIDDLE EAST. Tissue damages most often occur in the URINARY TRACT, specifically the URINARY BLADDER.
Inorganic and organic derivatives of boric acid either B(OH)3 or, preferably H3BO3.
Classic quantitative assay for detection of antigen-antibody reactions using a radioactively labeled substance (radioligand) either directly or indirectly to measure the binding of the unlabeled substance to a specific antibody or other receptor system. Non-immunogenic substances (e.g., haptens) can be measured if coupled to larger carrier proteins (e.g., bovine gamma-globulin or human serum albumin) capable of inducing antibody formation.
The presence of free HEMOGLOBIN in the URINE, indicating hemolysis of ERYTHROCYTES within the vascular system. After saturating the hemoglobin-binding proteins (HAPTOGLOBINS), free hemoglobin begins to appear in the urine.
Inflammation of the KIDNEY involving the renal parenchyma (the NEPHRONS); KIDNEY PELVIS; and KIDNEY CALICES. It is characterized by ABDOMINAL PAIN; FEVER; NAUSEA; VOMITING; and occasionally DIARRHEA.
Type species of CHLAMYDIA causing a variety of ocular and urogenital diseases.
Laboratory tests used to evaluate how well the kidneys are working through examination of blood and urine.
Substances that dissociate into two or more ions, to some extent, in water. Solutions of electrolytes thus conduct an electric current and can be decomposed by it (ELECTROLYSIS). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
A diverse family of extracellular proteins that bind to small hydrophobic molecules. They were originally characterized as transport proteins, however they may have additional roles such as taking part in the formation of macromolecular complexes with other proteins and binding to CELL SURFACE RECEPTORS.
Method of analyzing chemicals using automation.
Agents that induce NARCOSIS. Narcotics include agents that cause somnolence or induced sleep (STUPOR); natural or synthetic derivatives of OPIUM or MORPHINE or any substance that has such effects. They are potent inducers of ANALGESIA and OPIOID-RELATED DISORDERS.
Injections made into a vein for therapeutic or experimental purposes.
Substances used for the detection, identification, analysis, etc. of chemical, biological, or pathologic processes or conditions. Indicators are substances that change in physical appearance, e.g., color, at or approaching the endpoint of a chemical titration, e.g., on the passage between acidity and alkalinity. Reagents are substances used for the detection or determination of another substance by chemical or microscopical means, especially analysis. Types of reagents are precipitants, solvents, oxidizers, reducers, fluxes, and colorimetric reagents. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed, p301, p499)
Accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its pharmacologic or therapeutic action). This distribution depends on the blood flow or perfusion rate of the organ, the ability of the drug to penetrate organ membranes, tissue specificity, protein binding. The distribution is usually expressed as tissue to plasma ratios.
The physical or physiological processes by which substances, tissue, cells, etc. take up or take in other substances or energy.
An extraction method that separates analytes using a solid phase and a liquid phase. It is used for preparative sample cleanup before analysis by CHROMATOGRAPHY and other analytical methods.
An amphetamine derivative that inhibits uptake of catecholamine neurotransmitters. It is a hallucinogen. It is less toxic than its methylated derivative but in sufficient doses may still destroy serotonergic neurons and has been used for that purpose experimentally.
Excretion of abnormally high level of CALCIUM in the URINE, greater than 4 mg/kg/day.
Techniques used in studying bacteria.
A beta-N-Acetylhexosaminidase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of terminal, non-reducing 2-acetamido-2-deoxy-beta-glucose residues in chitobiose and higher analogs as well as in glycoproteins. Has been used widely in structural studies on bacterial cell walls and in the study of diseases such as MUCOLIPIDOSIS and various inflammatory disorders of muscle and connective tissue.
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
A synthetic analog of the pituitary hormone, ARGININE VASOPRESSIN. Its action is mediated by the VASOPRESSIN receptor V2. It has prolonged antidiuretic activity, but little pressor effects. It also modulates levels of circulating FACTOR VIII and VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR.
Formation of stones in the KIDNEY.
The extent to which the active ingredient of a drug dosage form becomes available at the site of drug action or in a biological medium believed to reflect accessibility to a site of action.
A group of condensed ring hydrocarbons.
Antidiuretic hormones released by the NEUROHYPOPHYSIS of all vertebrates (structure varies with species) to regulate water balance and OSMOLARITY. In general, vasopressin is a nonapeptide consisting of a six-amino-acid ring with a cysteine 1 to cysteine 6 disulfide bridge or an octapeptide containing a CYSTINE. All mammals have arginine vasopressin except the pig with a lysine at position 8. Vasopressin, a vasoconstrictor, acts on the KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS to increase water reabsorption, increase blood volume and blood pressure.
Concentration or quantity that is derived from the smallest measure that can be detected with reasonable certainty for a given analytical procedure.
An oxidation product, via XANTHINE OXIDASE, of oxypurines such as XANTHINE and HYPOXANTHINE. It is the final oxidation product of purine catabolism in humans and primates, whereas in most other mammals URATE OXIDASE further oxidizes it to ALLANTOIN.
A species of trematode blood flukes of the family Schistosomatidae which occurs at different stages in development in veins of the pulmonary and hepatic system and finally the bladder lumen. This parasite causes urinary schistosomiasis.
Analogs or derivatives of morphine.
The internal portion of the kidney, consisting of striated conical masses, the renal pyramids, whose bases are adjacent to the cortex and whose apices form prominent papillae projecting into the lumen of the minor calyces.
An immunoassay utilizing an antibody labeled with an enzyme marker such as horseradish peroxidase. While either the enzyme or the antibody is bound to an immunosorbent substrate, they both retain their biologic activity; the change in enzyme activity as a result of the enzyme-antibody-antigen reaction is proportional to the concentration of the antigen and can be measured spectrophotometrically or with the naked eye. Many variations of the method have been developed.
Regular course of eating and drinking adopted by a person or animal.
Drugs designed and synthesized, often for illegal street use, by modification of existing drug structures (e.g., amphetamines). Of special interest are MPTP (a reverse ester of meperidine), MDA (3,4-methylenedioxyamphetamine), and MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine). Many drugs act on the aminergic system, the physiologically active biogenic amines.
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SALIVARY GLANDS and mucous glands of the mouth. It contains MUCINS, water, organic salts, and ptylin.
Abrupt reduction in kidney function. Acute kidney injury encompasses the entire spectrum of the syndrome including acute kidney failure; ACUTE KIDNEY TUBULAR NECROSIS; and other less severe conditions.
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
Inflammation of the URINARY BLADDER, either from bacterial or non-bacterial causes. Cystitis is usually associated with painful urination (dysuria), increased frequency, urgency, and suprapubic pain.
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS apparently infecting over 90% of children but not clearly associated with any clinical illness in childhood. The virus remains latent in the body throughout life and can be reactivated under certain circumstances.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
A series of steps taken in order to conduct research.
Chromatography on thin layers of adsorbents rather than in columns. The adsorbent can be alumina, silica gel, silicates, charcoals, or cellulose. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
An inactive metabolite of PROGESTERONE by reduction at C5, C3, and C20 position. Pregnanediol has two hydroxyl groups, at 3-alpha and 20-alpha. It is detectable in URINE after OVULATION and is found in great quantities in the pregnancy urine.
Fluoroimmunoassay where detection of the hapten-antibody reaction is based on measurement of the increased polarization of fluorescence-labeled hapten when it is combined with antibody. The assay is very useful for the measurement of small haptenic antigens such as drugs at low concentrations.
A shiny gray element with atomic symbol As, atomic number 33, and atomic weight 75. It occurs throughout the universe, mostly in the form of metallic arsenides. Most forms are toxic. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), arsenic and certain arsenic compounds have been listed as known carcinogens. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
The condition that results from excessive loss of water from a living organism.
In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.
The presence of organisms, or any foreign material that makes a drug preparation impure.
The duct which coveys URINE from the pelvis of the KIDNEY through the URETERS, BLADDER, and URETHRA.
A group of compounds that has the general structure of a dicarboxylic acid-substituted benzene ring. The ortho-isomer is used in dye manufacture. (Dorland, 28th ed)
The epithelial lining of the URINARY TRACT.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
A benzoic-sulfonamide-furan. It is a diuretic with fast onset and short duration that is used for EDEMA and chronic RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.
The systematic identification and quantitation of all the metabolic products of a cell, tissue, organ, or organism under varying conditions. The METABOLOME of a cell or organism is a dynamic collection of metabolites which represent its net response to current conditions.
The application of TOXICOLOGY knowledge to questions of law.
Porphyrins with four methyl and four propionic acid side chains attached to the pyrrole rings. Elevated levels of Coproporphyrin III in the urine and feces are major findings in patients with HEREDITARY COPROPORPHYRIA.
A strong dicarboxylic acid occurring in many plants and vegetables. It is produced in the body by metabolism of glyoxylic acid or ascorbic acid. It is not metabolized but excreted in the urine. It is used as an analytical reagent and general reducing agent.
A silver metallic element that exists as a liquid at room temperature. It has the atomic symbol Hg (from hydrargyrum, liquid silver), atomic number 80, and atomic weight 200.59. Mercury is used in many industrial applications and its salts have been employed therapeutically as purgatives, antisyphilitics, disinfectants, and astringents. It can be absorbed through the skin and mucous membranes which leads to MERCURY POISONING. Because of its toxicity, the clinical use of mercury and mercurials is diminishing.
In screening and diagnostic tests, the probability that a person with a positive test is a true positive (i.e., has the disease), is referred to as the predictive value of a positive test; whereas, the predictive value of a negative test is the probability that the person with a negative test does not have the disease. Predictive value is related to the sensitivity and specificity of the test.
A psychoactive compound extracted from the resin of Cannabis sativa (marihuana, hashish). The isomer delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is considered the most active form, producing characteristic mood and perceptual changes associated with this compound.
Agents that promote the excretion of urine through their effects on kidney function.
Excretion of an excessive amount of OXALATES in the urine.
Inorganic compounds that contain magnesium as an integral part of the molecule.
Agents that reduce the excretion of URINE, most notably the octapeptide VASOPRESSINS.
Inflammation involving the URETHRA. Similar to CYSTITIS, clinical symptoms range from vague discomfort to painful urination (DYSURIA), urethral discharge, or both.
A statistical means of summarizing information from a series of measurements on one individual. It is frequently used in clinical pharmacology where the AUC from serum levels can be interpreted as the total uptake of whatever has been administered. As a plot of the concentration of a drug against time, after a single dose of medicine, producing a standard shape curve, it is a means of comparing the bioavailability of the same drug made by different companies. (From Winslade, Dictionary of Clinical Research, 1992)
Infections with POLYOMAVIRUS, which are often cultured from the urine of kidney transplant patients. Excretion of BK VIRUS is associated with ureteral strictures and CYSTITIS, and that of JC VIRUS with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (LEUKOENCEPHALOPATHY, PROGRESSIVE MULTIFOCAL).
Serum proteins that have the most rapid migration during ELECTROPHORESIS. This subgroup of globulins is divided into faster and slower alpha(1)- and alpha(2)-globulins.
Chemical analysis based on the phenomenon whereby light, passing through a medium with dispersed particles of a different refractive index from that of the medium, is attenuated in intensity by scattering. In turbidimetry, the intensity of light transmitted through the medium, the unscattered light, is measured. In nephelometry, the intensity of the scattered light is measured, usually, but not necessarily, at right angles to the incident light beam.
Uptake of substances through the lining of the INTESTINES.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
A filament-like structure consisting of a shaft which projects to the surface of the SKIN from a root which is softer than the shaft and lodges in the cavity of a HAIR FOLLICLE. It is found on most surfaces of the body.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Analogs or derivatives of AMPHETAMINE. Many are sympathomimetics and central nervous system stimulators causing excitation, vasopressin, bronchodilation, and to varying degrees, anorexia, analepsis, nasal decongestion, and some smooth muscle relaxation.
Analogs or derivatives of mandelic acid (alpha-hydroxybenzeneacetic acid).
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the urinary bladder.
The predominant form of mammalian antidiuretic hormone. It is a nonapeptide containing an ARGININE at residue 8 and two disulfide-linked cysteines at residues of 1 and 6. Arg-vasopressin is used to treat DIABETES INSIPIDUS or to improve vasomotor tone and BLOOD PRESSURE.
Studies comparing two or more treatments or interventions in which the subjects or patients, upon completion of the course of one treatment, are switched to another. In the case of two treatments, A and B, half the subjects are randomly allocated to receive these in the order A, B and half to receive them in the order B, A. A criticism of this design is that effects of the first treatment may carry over into the period when the second is given. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Aquaporin 6 is an aquaglyceroporin that is found primarily in KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCTS. AQP6 protein functions as an anion-selective channel.
An element in the alkali group of metals with an atomic symbol K, atomic number 19, and atomic weight 39.10. It is the chief cation in the intracellular fluid of muscle and other cells. Potassium ion is a strong electrolyte that plays a significant role in the regulation of fluid volume and maintenance of the WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE.
The chemical and physical integrity of a pharmaceutical product.
The balance between acids and bases in the BODY FLUIDS. The pH (HYDROGEN-ION CONCENTRATION) of the arterial BLOOD provides an index for the total body acid-base balance.
A system for verifying and maintaining a desired level of quality in a product or process by careful planning, use of proper equipment, continued inspection, and corrective action as required. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Benzene derivatives that include one or more hydroxyl groups attached to the ring structure.
Absorbent pads designed to be worn by infants and very young children.
Substances that reduce the growth or reproduction of BACTERIA.
Immunologic techniques based on the use of: (1) enzyme-antibody conjugates; (2) enzyme-antigen conjugates; (3) antienzyme antibody followed by its homologous enzyme; or (4) enzyme-antienzyme complexes. These are used histologically for visualizing or labeling tissue specimens.
The aggregate enterprise of manufacturing and technically producing chemicals. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.
A hydroxylated metabolite of ESTRADIOL or ESTRONE that has a hydroxyl group at C3, 16-alpha, and 17-beta position. Estriol is a major urinary estrogen. During PREGNANCY, a large amount of estriol is produced by the PLACENTA. Isomers with inversion of the hydroxyl group or groups are called epiestriol.

Increased insensible water loss in newborn infants nursed under radiant heaters. (1/2648)

Urine osmolality was studied in 38 babies nursed in conventional incubators or cots and 18 nursed under an overhead radiant heat shield. Among 50 babies receiving a similar fluid intake in the first 48 hours of life mean urinary osmolality was significantly higher in the radiant heater group. In babies weighing less than 1500 g a trend towards higher urinary osmolalities was recorded in those nursed under radiant heaters even though they had received amost double the fluid intake of the incubator group. Severe hypernatraemia occurred in four of the five babies weighing less than 1000 g who were nursed under radiant heaters but in none of the seven babies of similar birth weight nursed in incubators. These findings are consistent with previous observations of an increase in insensible water loss in babies nursed under radiant heaters and emphasise the importance of providing enough extra water for these infants and the need for close monitoring of their fluid balance. The latter may be done at the bedside by measuring urinary specific gravity with a hand refractometer.  (+info)

Physicians' response to abnormal results of routine urinalysis. (2/2648)

To determine the clinical usefulness of routine urinalysis, the records of 400 patients were examined for results of the first urinalysis following admission to hospital, and the attending physician's response to abnormal findings was evaluated. Results were abnormal for 116 patients (29.0%); there were 22 (5.5% of total urinalyses) abnormalities of chemical constituents (protein, glucose or bilirubin was present) only, 56 (14.0%) of sediment only and 38 (9.5%) of both chemical constituents and sediment. The attending physician did not respond to abnormal results in 50.9% of the 116 instances.  (+info)

Superimposed histologic and genetic mapping of chromosome 9 in progression of human urinary bladder neoplasia: implications for a genetic model of multistep urothelial carcinogenesis and early detection of urinary bladder cancer. (3/2648)

The evolution of alterations on chromosome 9, including the putative tumor suppressor genes mapped to the 9p21-22 region (the MTS genes), was studied in relation to the progression of human urinary bladder neoplasia by using whole organ superimposed histologic and genetic mapping in cystectomy specimens and was verified in urinary bladder tumors of various pathogenetic subsets with longterm follow-up. The applicability of chromosome 9 allelic losses as non-invasive markers of urothelial neoplasia was tested on voided urine and/or bladder washings of patients with urinary bladder cancer. Although sequential multiple hits in the MTS locus were documented in the development of intraurothelial precursor lesions, the MTS genes do not seem to represent a major target for p21-23 deletions in bladder cancer. Two additional tumor suppressor genes involved in bladder neoplasia located distally and proximally to the MTS locus within p22-23 and p11-13 regions respectively were identified. Several distinct putative tumor suppressor gene loci within the q12-13, q21-22, and q34 regions were identified on the q arm. In particular, the pericentromeric q12-13 area may contain the critical tumor suppressor gene or genes for the development of early urothelial neoplasia. Allelic losses of chromosome 9 were associated with expansion of the abnormal urothelial clone which frequently involved large areas of urinary bladder mucosa. These losses could be found in a high proportion of urothelial tumors and in voided urine or bladder washing samples of nearly all patients with urinary bladder carcinoma.  (+info)

Highly sensitive quantitation of methamphetamine by time-resolved fluoroimmunoassay using a new europium chelate as a label. (4/2648)

A simple and highly sensitive time-resolved fluoroimmunoassay of methamphetamine (MA) using a new fluorescent europium chelate (BHHCT-Eu3+) as a label is described. Two variations of competitive immunoassay were attempted. In the first (one-step) assay, microtiter plates coated with anti-MA were used, and the new label was bound to a conjugate of bovine serum albumin and N-(4-aminobutyl)-MA (MA-BSA). In the second (two-step) assay, instead of the labeled MA-BSA, biotinylated MA-BSA and BHHCT-Eu3+-labeled streptavidin-BSA were used. The lowest measurable concentrations of MA for the one-step and the two-step methods were 1 ng/mL (25 pg/assay) and 1 pg/mL (25 fg/assay), respectively. These were 10 to 1000 times superior to the detection limits of MA in any other immunoassay. Intra-assay coefficient of variation was approximately 2-8% at eight different concentrations (n = 4). Analysis of 34 urine samples with the new method and conventional gas chromatography showed a good correlation (r = 0.954). The high detectability of the present assay also enabled segmental hair analysis with a few centimeters of a hair.  (+info)

Sodium requirement of adult cats for maintenance based on plasma aldosterone concentration. (5/2648)

The sodium requirement of adult cats for maintenance was determined using a randomized block design of eight dietary sodium treatments (0.1, 0.4, 0.5, 0.66, 0.8, 1.2, 1.6 or 2.0 g Na/kg in a casein-lactalbumin-based purified diet) administered for periods of 4 wk. A total of 35 adult specific-pathogen-free domestic shorthaired cats (26 males and 9 females, 1.5-3 y of age) was given an equilibration diet (2 g Na/kg) for 14 d before assignment (or reassignment) to the treatments. A total of 12 cats (8 males, 4 females) was randomly assigned to the lowest six levels of sodium, and four cats to the highest two sodium levels. Cats consuming the diet containing 0.1 g Na/kg had significantly elevated aldosterone concentration in plasma, and packed cell volume. In addition, these cats exhibited anorexia, body weight loss, reduced urinary specific gravity and sodium excretion, and had a negative sodium balance. However, adult cats did not develop polydypsia and polyuria reported in sodium-deficient kittens. Cats given the diet containing 0.66 g Na/kg did not have an increased packed cell volume, but aldosterone concentration in the plasma was significantly elevated. However, cats given diets containing >/=0.8 g Na/kg had plasma aldosterone concentrations +info)

Novel proteoglycan linkage tetrasaccharides of human urinary soluble thrombomodulin, SO4-3GlcAbeta1-3Galbeta1-3(+/-Siaalpha2-6)Galbeta1-4Xyl. (6/2648)

O-linked sugar chains with xylose as a reducing end linked to human urinary soluble thrombomodulin were studied. Sugar chains were liberated by hydrazinolysis followed by N-acetylation and tagged with 2-aminopyridine. Two fractions containing pyridylaminated Xyl as a reducing end were collected. Their structures were determined by partial acid hydrolysis, two-dimensional sugar mapping combined with exoglycosidase digestions, methylation analysis, mass spectrometry, and NMR as SO4-3GlcAbeta1-3Galbeta1-3(+/-Siaalpha2-6)Galbeta1+ ++-4Xyl. These sugar chains could bind to an HNK-1 monoclonal antibody. This is believed to be the first example of a proteoglycan linkage tetrasaccharide with glucuronic acid 3-sulfate and sialic acid.  (+info)

Serotypes and virulence factors of Escherichia coli strains isolated from dogs and cats. (7/2648)

E. coli strains isolated from urine of dogs and cats with urinary tract infections (UTI) and from feces of healthy one's were serotyped, and the serotypes were correlated with uropathogenic virulence factors. The most prevalent O-serotypes, O4 and O6, were isolated from dogs and cats with UTI. In contrast, O11 and O102 strains were the most frequently found from feces of healthy dogs and cats. Most of type O4 and O6 strains possessed such virulence factors as pil, pap, sfa, hly, and cnf1, while most type O11 and O102 strains pil only or pil and aer. All strains of type O75 possessed afaI and aer. K1 antigen was negative in all strains obtained from UTI.  (+info)

Immunising potency of Leptospira interrogans serotype canicola after heat inactivation at different temperatures. (8/2648)

The immunogenicity of Leptospira interrogans serotype canicola suspensions inactivated by various degrees of heat exposure was examined in hamsters. No differences between leptospires killed at 50 degrees C and at 98 degrees C were shown. After exposure to 121 degrees C, suspensions retained their ability to protect against lethal infections but lost their ability to prevent leptospiruria. Tests with vaccines inactivated at or below 98 degrees C showed that the doses required for complete protection varied with the interval between vaccination and challenge. Larger doses were required to prevent the development of leptospiruria than to prevent death.  (+info)

Feline Urine Acidification with Sodium Bisulfate Pet™ Formation of struvite crystals in the lower urinary tract is a common cause of lower urinary tract diseases. In some cases, complete obstruction occurs. Urine acidification can dissolve existing crystals and prevent the formation of new crystals. A urine pH of 6.0 to 6.5 is an acceptable range to prevent the formation of crystals. Studies prove that sodium bisulfate significantly lowers feline urine pH.14 The mode by which it affects urine pH is twofold. The cation-anion balance of the diet affects urine pH of healthy cats.2 The more negative the balance, the greater the acidifying potential of the diet. Sodium bisulfate has a cation-anion balance of -1 which causes the urine to be acidified. Compounds that result in the absorption of hydrogen ions produce acidic urine.6 The addition of sodium bisulfate to the diet results in the absorption of hydrogen ions therefore lowering urine pH. Urine Acidification Research Results- Summit Ridge ...
Objective: To review the first year of a monthly urine cytology screening service, introduced to identify renal transplant patients at risk of polyoma virus nephropathy (PVN), at an early, potentially treatable, stage.. Methods and results: Monthly urine samples (n = 392) were received from 97/108 transplant recipients in 2005. Of 56 patients with follow-up ,6 months, 20% and 9% had significant (,10 decoy cells/cytospin) and non-significant positive cytology, respectively. The first positive urine samples occurred most commonly in the second and third month post-transplantation and patients with significantly positive samples had higher 3-month and 6-month serum creatinine levels than patients with negative urine cytology (p,0.01). Four patients with positive urine cytology had a subsequent positive plasma BK virus PCR; 3/97 patients had biopsy-proven PVN, all in the third month, 1-6 weeks after first positive urine samples.. Conclusions: Significant PV viruria is common following renal ...
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a widespread infectious disease in humans. Urine culture, a huge workload in the microbiology laboratory, is still the standard diagnostic test for UTI, but most of the cultures are negative. A reliable screening method could reduce unnecessary cultures and quicken reporting of negative results. We evaluated the usefulness of a flow cytometry (FC) screening method in the prediction of positive urine culture to reduce the number of urine cultures. The urine specimens sent to the laboratory for culture were tested with the flow cytometer Accuri C6. FC bacterial counts were compared to standard urine culture results to assess the best cut-off values. Two hundred nine urine samples were included, of which 79 (37.8 %) were culture positive. On comparing the culture and the FC data in the ROC curve, the FC bacterial counts of ≥106 bacteria/mL provided a reliable screening for bacteriuria with a sensitivity and specificity of 99 and 58 %, respectively. All negative FC results
The cytologic examination of voided urine and bladder washings was done in 220 patients with bladder tumors from January, 1986 to June, 1989. Sixty hundred and thirty six specimens including 415 voided urine specimens and 221 bladder washings were examined. Among those, 160 paired specimens of both voided urine and bladder washings were taken from one patient on the same day. Specimens were stained by the Papanicolaou method, and they were interpreted as being negative when the cytologic examination was normal or showed benign atypia and positive when malignant cells were suspected or clearly evident. Sensitivity and specificity of the cytologic examination were 41.8%, 91.9% as a whole, and 34,6%, 96.6% in voided urine and 54.4%, 82.4% in bladder washings. The sensitivity of voided urine and bladder washings was increased as the tumor size, number, grade and stage were increased. A positive urine cytology without a visible tumor in voided urine was seen in 5 cases and the tumor recurred in all 3 ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Clinical evaluation of the BTA trak assay and comparison to voided urine cytology and the Bard BTA test in patients with recurrent bladder tumors. AU - Ellis, William J.. AU - Blumenstein, Brent A.. AU - Ishak, Laura M.. AU - Enfield, David L.. AU - Sarosdy, Michael F.. AU - Hudson, Mliss A.. AU - Soloway, Mark S.. AU - DeVere White, Ralph. AU - Sheinfeld, Joel. AU - Jarowenko, Mark V.. AU - Schellhammer, Paul F.. AU - Schervish, Ed W.. AU - Patel, Jay V.. AU - Chodak, Gerald W.. AU - Lamm, Donald L.. AU - Johnson, Robert D.. AU - Henderson, Mary. AU - Adams, George. N1 - Funding Information: Supported by a grant from Bard Diagnostic Sciences, C.R. Bard, Inc., Redmond, Washington. * Members of the Multi Center Study Group are: Michael F. Sarosdy, Mliss A. Hudson, Mark S. Soloway, Ralph deVere WhiteJoel Sheinfeld, Mark V.Jarowenko, Paul F. Schellhammer, Ed W. Schervish, Jay V. Patel, Gerald W. Chodak, Donald L. Lamm, Robert D. Johnson, Mary Henderson, and George Adams From the ...
Anil K. Mandai, M.D., is one of the trailblazers in the use of the transmission electron microscope in the study of the urinary sediment. In this book, he reviews his extensive efforts to tie his vast clinical expe rience to his elegant basicMoreAnil K. Mandai, M.D., is one of the trailblazers in the use of the transmission electron microscope in the study of the urinary sediment. In this book, he reviews his extensive efforts to tie his vast clinical expe rience to his elegant basic research with the electron microscope.. The pictures are comprehensive, and the clinical correlates are nicely outlined in tables and text. It may astonish some readers that a book for fellows and clinical nephrol ogists has been written on the use of the transmission electron microscope in the study of urine.. Some may view this as a sophisticated research instrument. I, however, applaud the effort. So many discoveries and advances in basic science lie unutilized because clinicians are not aware of the tools ...
PURPOSE To study the phenomenon of positive urine cytology in patients with lung cancer in the absence of obvious urothelial metastases. PATIENTS AND METHODS 150 patients with small (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) of all stages and 3 control groups were prospectively studied. Immunocytochemical study (cytokeratins 7-20, TTF1) in all positive urine specimens and chemokine profile (CXCR4, CCL21) study of the primary tumor in selected positive patients was performed. In experimental study, C57Bl/6 BALB/C mice injected with LLC lung and 4T1 mammary cancer cells were used for the detection of positive urine cytology. RESULTS 11% of patients with NSCLC, 7% of patients with SCLC and none of the control group had positive urine cytology. In NSCLC, metastatic disease and high tumor burden positively correlated (p=0.01 and 0.03 respectively) with the phenomenon. In SCLC, correlation with extensive disease and multiple metastatic sites (p=0.02 and 0.04 respectively) was found. No correlation was
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How to prep mouse urine samples for SDS-PAGE and Coomassie staining? - posted in SDS-PAGE and Western Blotting: Hi. Im working with a kidney disease mouse model, and we want to analyse some urine samples by SDS-PAGE and Coomassie staining. However, Im concerned that the high salt and urea could interfere with the SDS coating of the proteins and the actual running of the gel. Is it desirable to centrifuge the samples before ?? 2000g 10 min?? We dont want to interfere to...
In either animals or humans, urine exits the body in acid form with a pH around 5 and or 6. Before leaving the body the urine is sterile, and has no damaging bacteria, pathogens, and or microorganisms. However, this is not the case if the animal has a bladder infection or urinary infection.. In mammals uric acid is the number one ingredient in the urine. Urochrome, (a yellow pigment) and cholesterol (also known as lipids), and urea are other main ingredients found in urine. The specific ingredients in urine including dog urine, will actually vary, and is dependent on diet and health, along with other factors. When urine is leaving the body it begins a process of significant changes. It picks up bacteria from the urethra and also from the skin. It also comes in contact with other microorganisms from sources such as carpeting and other surfaces.. These bacteria can now flourish. The warm acidic conditions of the urine are ideal for the bacteria to grow. The uric acid is broken down and becomes ...
Although we only detected GSTP1 methylation in under a third of voided urine samples, we have clearly demonstrated that molecular diagnosis of prostate neoplasia in urine is feasible. Moreover, albeit in a limited study, we observed absolute specificity, because we did not find any GSTP1 hypermethylation in the urine DNA from the six patients with unmethylated GSTP1 tumor DNA. We detected GSTP1 hypermethylation in a minority of paired urine, and this level of sensitivity can likely be improved upon. Goessl et al. (20) reported a higher percentage of positive cases with a fluorescence-based conventional PCR technique. It is possible that prostatic massage and the higher number of cycles used in their study yielded more positive urine DNAs, but specificity is known to decrease in MSP, as in other PCR protocols, with increased cycle number (21) . Indeed, in the study by Goessl et al. (20) , some urine samples were positive, yet the primary tumor was not found to harbor GSTP1 hypermethylation. ...
HPLC Application #19653: 5 Steroid Mix spiked in Human Urine on Kinetex 2.6u XB-C18 75x4.60mm @ 2.00mL/min. Column used: Kinetex® 2.6 µm XB-C18 100 Å, LC Column 75 x 4.6 mm, Ea Part#: 00C-4496-E0
Reference: Fedorov N.A., Kasatkin Iu.N., Separation of certain components of human urine on columns of polysaccharide gels and isolation of substance absorbing at 260 mmm, Voprosy meditsinskoi khimii, 1963, vol: 9(5), 522-526 ...
Urine is the best remedy for every external and internal disease of the body. It destroys poison and worms of the intestines. It gives new life, purifies blood and clears skin problems. It destroys disease of the eyes, makes body strong, improves digestion and destroys cough and colds. Urine repairs and rebuilds all the vital organs including lungs, pancreas, liver, brain, heart etc. Urine is also effective in dental and other oral troubles.. Urine is the best natural tonic, by drinking Urine, disease of kidneys, liver and bile, dropsy, stopping of sinuses, jaundice, plague and other poisonous fevers are cured. Outwardly applied it cleanses the skin and cures dandruff and is excellent against trembling, numbness and palsy. By applying Urine on body most complex diseases of skin are totally cured and the skin becomes clear and soft.. Urine is the watery part of the blood. Since Urine comes from the blood, it would qualify anyone who drank each others Urine provided if it is followed by the ...
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Urine volume 80ml pus cell 50 55 hpf epithelial cell hpf - I am 55 female. Urine report shows pus cell- 6-8/HPF, R.C.BS- 1-2/HPF, EPITHELIAL CELLS 8-10/HPF. Is tht normal? Contaminated urine. If the urine was collected using good cleaning prior to urination, then it is not normal. If a woman does not use a good clean catch technique then the urine can be contaminated from surrounding secretions. There being more epithelial cells than blood cells indicates that this was most likely a contaminated urine specimen. The urine test should be repeated using good clean catch technique.
A 200 µL aliquot of urine sample (Bio-Rad Lyphochek quantitative urine control, normal level) was mixed with 10 µL (1 µg/mL in methanol) internal standard solution and 600 μL of 250 mM ammonium acetate solution. The mixture was loaded onto the EVOLUTE EXPRESS WCX 96-well plate (30 mg), washed with 1 mL water and 1 mL methanol:acetonitrile (60:40), eluted with 200 µL of 5% formic acid in water:methanol (95:5), and injected (2 μL) for analysis ...
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En route to jail, Charles Weatherford told Indiana cops that he sometimes keeps a bowl of urine on his balcony for self defense.
Symptoms such as dark yellow urine the first thing in the morning often causes one to panic into thinking that s/he might be suffering from a urine infection or UTI. Normal urine is colorless and if you have been drinking adequate quantities of water, you should not see dark urine at any point of the day. Needless to say, there are many reasons that could cause urine to turn dark yellow in color. Certain medications such as multivitamin-mineral supplements or even food dyes often get into the urine to cause a darkish color. However, if you also experience several other symptoms such as fever, pain, the frequent urge to go to the bathroom etc along with the dark yellow urine, you should not waste any time in seeing the doctor. ...
Thanks for asking. Concrete is porous so what you have is a situation where dog urine has been soaking into the porous surface (it sounds like continuously) for a couple years. At least some of the products you have used are working. The enzymes work by digesting the urine residue. The reason you keep them wet its two-fold. One: They have to be wet to be active. When they dry they do nothing. Two: To get them to soak into the concrete far enough to reach the urine, which would be in pretty deep. Bleach uses oxygen to break down the urine. It will work also if it can reach the urine in enough concentration and for a long enough time to work (which for oxygen is fast). Washing is good and it will remove the urine it can get to. You do need to be careful with power washing though because it can drive the urine even deeper into the concrete depending on how you do it. Neutralizer you asked about also has to come in contact with the urine to change the molecules. So your challenge is to get one of ...
A Routine Urine Culture test can help identify bacterial infections which cause UTIs. When you need lab testing, Request A Test is here for you. Our convenient, affordable lab testing makes it easy to take charge of your own health.
The Quaint Soda, liquid gold, yellow river, lemon cordial, dick juice, homemade lemonade and Hitlers Pride is a naturally-occurring form of ink used to write short phrases in snow or bathroom walls. It is also very nutritious if had in large quantities, but should not be mistaken for Apple Juice. The question that plagued man forever: Is pee pee one or two words? Im geussing two words, but you can never tell. Urine has some source of nutrition. Commonly used among hikers, George W. Bush, and Batman it is easily accessed from oneself. Male mammals have the ability to aim this refreshing drink directly into their mouths. Most urine can be found diluted in sewage, sea-water, or in that glass of water in your hand. Some individuals in the video editing and production business, particularly Kiss fans, enjoy a refreshing splash of urine in their face from time to time. Urine is also the main ingredient in the famous Lemon-Flavored Snow-Cone made by the Abominable Snowman. Urine can be found in your ...
Urine Flow Test What is a urine flow test? A urine flow test calculates the speed of urine flow over time. It may be used to check how the bladder and sphincter are working. The bladder is part of the urinary tract. Its a hollow muscular organ that relaxes and expands to store urine. It then contracts and flattens to empty urine through the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body (urethra). The sphincter muscle is a circular muscle. It closes tightly, like a rubber band, around the bla...
Which journal was the experiment published in? We need to see the details of the experimental procedure. Given the obvious anatomical differences, the claimed result may reveal nothing more than that it is harder to obtain a urine sample uncontaminated by fecal bacteria from a female infant than from a male infant (especially if you dont even bother trying). In the absence of bladder infections, urine is supposed to be quite sterile, and I cant see what effect gender could possibly have on this. I would also like to read the grant proposal for this project ...
Which journal was the experiment published in? We need to see the details of the experimental procedure. Given the obvious anatomical differences, the claimed result may reveal nothing more than that it is harder to obtain a urine sample uncontaminated by fecal bacteria from a female infant than from a male infant (especially if you dont even bother trying). In the absence of bladder infections, urine is supposed to be quite sterile, and I cant see what effect gender could possibly have on this. I would also like to read the grant proposal for this project ...
A urine flow test calculates the speed of urine flow over time. It may be used to check how the bladder and sphincter are working. For this test, you will urinate into a special funnel that is connected to a measuring instrument. The instrument calculates the amount of urine, rate of flow in seconds, and the length of time until all urine has been passed. This information helps evaluate how well the lower urinary tract is working. It also helps figure out if there is a blockage of normal urine outflow.
View Notes - 1 from HTEC 50 at DeAnza College. of urine cytology was 93.3% compared to 67.9% for NMP22 (p , 0.02). The mean turnaround time for the 2 tests was 0.75 hour (range 0.5 -1.0) and 44 hours
Urine can be simply obtained from a cow by stroking the escutcheon, instead of laborious catheterization. The urine sample can be a useful diagnostic tool for veterinarians to run a number of medical tests. Learn how to collect a urine sample for a cow by watching this video veterinary tutorial.
Patient Preparation: High concentrations of gadolinium and iodine are known to interfere with most metals tests. If either gadolinium- or iodine-containing contrast media has been administered, a specimen should not be collected for 96 hours.. Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068). Collection Container/Tube: Clean, plastic urine container with no metal cap or glued insert. Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube or a clean, plastic aliquot container with no metal cap or glued insert. Specimen Volume: 10 mL. Collection Instructions:. 1. Collect urine for 24 hours.. 2. Refrigerate specimen within 4 hours of completion of 24-hour collection.. 3. See Trace Metals Analysis Specimen Collection and Transport in Special Instructions for complete instructions.. Additional Information: See Urine Preservatives-Collection and Transportation for 24-Hour Urine Specimens in Special Instructions for multiple collections.. ...
The 3rd step in a urine culture stewardship program--strategize initiatives and examples of appropriate & inappropriate use of urine cultures.
Urine tests are often offered during pregnancy. An initial dipstick test may signal that further investigation is needed, including for the presence of infection. At this point, a sample of urine may be sent off to the laboratory for culture.. Group B Strep may be found in a urine sample (it cannot be detected by a dipstick test). When cultured from a urine sample, depending on the level of bacteria found and whether the woman has symptoms, it may be that the woman has a group B Strep urinary tract infection (UTI) which will need treating with antibiotic tablets.. A negative urine test only means that group B Strep has not been found in the urine. It does not mean that group B Strep is not present in the vagina or rectum, which is where the large majority of the group B Strep bacteria is found. ...
Pet urine on grass can cause patches of brown, burned-looking sod, as the roots are damaged by the salts, uric acid or nitrogen content of the urine. Studies indicate the amount of urine, rather than the type (a cats urine is chemically stronger) is what has the most effect on the lawn. Although a dog typically can produce a greater volume of urine, cats using your yard regularly as a litter box can also cause damage that will require some work to repair. ...
Patient Instructions: Urine specimen: The patient should not have urinated for at least one hour prior to specimen collection. Please provide a first-catch urine (approximately 20 mL to 30 mL of the initial urine stream) into a urine collection cup provided at the lab which is free of any preservatives. Collection of larger volumes of urine may result in specimen dilution that may reduce test sensitivity; lesser volumes may not adequately rinse organisms into the specimen. Female patients should not cleanse the labial area prior to providing the specimen ...
The daily urine output is an indicator of a persons current state of health. Excessive or decreased urine output can be a sign of an underlying condition. The normal output of urine for a healthy adult is 2 liters per day. A decrease of urine output is less than 500 milliliters in a 24-hour period. Kidney Failure often results in decreased urine output ...
Yes urine therapy is effective in Candida and it is effective in most of all diseases and it can prevent most of all diseases In most of cases we have to drink fresh urine through nostrils and through mouth and do massage with urine to whole body once or more times daily then we do not require to visit any doctor or any hospital for any purpose so if any person who are interested may write at: [email protected]
RE Morse, DS Fairweather; Persistence of Reversed Orcadian Rhythm of Urine Production in Old Age under Conditions of Regular Fluid Intake. Clin Sci (Lond) 1 February 1995; 88 (s32): 27P. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/cs088027P. Download citation file:. ...
Catheterized specimen urine culture is a laboratory test that looks for germs in a urine sample. Alternative Names: Culture - urine - catheterized specimen.
Physicians suspect that UTI exists based on the symptoms. A routine urine examination shows abnormalities like pus cells or blood in the urine. A culture can be done to determine the organism responsible so that the appropriate antibiotic can be administered.. Untreated patients of UTI can sometimes recover spontaneously without treatment in a few months. But the infection can also enter the blood stream, causing potentially fatal septicaemia. The kidneys may become scarred, too. This leads to high blood pressure and kidney failure. During pregnancy, recurrent or chronic UTI or asymptomatic UTI compromises the placental blood supply. This affects the babys nutrition, leading to low birth weight and sometimes causing the mother to go into premature labour.. There are several regimens for treating UTI. Depending on the organism and antibiotic, in adult women a three-day course is usually sufficient for mild infection. In most cases and in the case of men, however, a 7-10 or 14-day course is ...
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This page includes the following topics and synonyms: Urine Appearance, Urine Color, Urine Discoloration, Chromaturia, Dark Urine, Black Urine, Green Urine, Brown Urine.
The knowledge of the composition of normal human urine was markedly advanced in 2013 by the publication of the human urine metabolome . This was the first systematic study, using state-of-the-art analytic techniques, to define the chemical constituents of normal urine. As explicitly stated by the authors, this list of constituents is not expected to be complete, since as analytic techniques improve it is likely additional, chemical species will be discovered. Therefore an online database has been created for researchers to share future researches (http://www.urinemetabolome.ca/).. Currently ~3100 chemicals have been characterized in urine. This list does not include renally-excreted drugs or plant-derived food chemicals, the inclusion of which could considerably elongate the tally of known substances.. The main substances, other than water and simple sugars, include urea (via the breakdown of amino acids), salts (sodium, potassium and chloride), creatinine, ammonia, organic acids, pigments ...
RMPSU : Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465) Container/Tube: Plastic, 60-mL urine bottle and plastic, 5-mL tube (T465) Specimen Volume: 50 mL Collection Instructions: 1. Collect a random urine specimen. 2. Aliquot specimen between containers. 3. Label specimens appropriately (60-mL urine bottle for protein electrophoresis and immunofixation and 5-mL tube for protein, total). Additional Information: 1. Random urine, no volume is required. 2. Refrigerate specimen during collection and send refrigerated.
Let us study the various causes of urine infection in detail.. Every human being has a urinary tract system that is capable of making, storing and expelling urine as required. The system is highly complicated and intricate and used on a daily basis. Urine is normally sterile (which means that there is no bacteria present in it) but it does contain salts, fluids and waste products. Even if bacteria do enter the urine system for some reason, the bodys immune system is capable of removing it without difficulty. In case of UTI, the immune system fails to remove the bacteria leading to infection and urine problems. Based on the exact causes of urine infection, the age, gender as well as the overall health of the individuals, different problems arise due to such bacterial infection.. ...
When it comes to your body, there are many different conditions and symptoms that can cause concern. One of the most alarming is finding blood in your urine as this often leads a person to believe that they have some type of cancer.. However, cancer is only one of many different potential causes for blood to be in your urine, and in fact, cancer is not even the most common cause. There are several reasons that you may have blood in your urine. The condition of having blood in your urine is called hematuria and it is a common symptom for many different conditions. For this reason, while it can be alarming to find blood in your urine, your thoughts should not immediately jump to cancer. If you do find blood in your urine, it could be one of these 15 conditions. As always it is important to check with your doctor to determine the direct cause. ...
Brief Answer: It is mostly a UTI . Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for query .Based on the sequence of events that you have narrated I would state that you have UTI ( Cystitis ) which has lingered on due to not taking antibiotic Get your routine urine test and urine culture done to find out the...
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TY - JOUR. T1 - Measurement of fetal urine production in normal pregnancy by real-time ultrasonography. AU - Rabinowitz, Ron. AU - Peters, Mark T.. AU - Vyas, Sanjay. AU - Campbell, Stuart. AU - Nicolaides, Kypros H.. PY - 1989/11. Y1 - 1989/11. N2 - Serial measurements of fetal bladder volume were obtained by real-time ultrasonography at 2- to 5-minute intervals, and the hourly fetal urine production rate was calculated. The mean hourly fetal urine production rate increased from 5 ml/hr at 20 weeks gestation to 51 ml/hr at 40 weeks. These values are double those reported in previous studies that measured fetal bladder volumes at 15- to 30-minute intervals because the cycle length is shorter than previously thought.. AB - Serial measurements of fetal bladder volume were obtained by real-time ultrasonography at 2- to 5-minute intervals, and the hourly fetal urine production rate was calculated. The mean hourly fetal urine production rate increased from 5 ml/hr at 20 weeks gestation to 51 ml/hr ...
Objective:To study the reliability of flow cytometer UF-100 in detecting asymptomatic urinary tract infections(AUTI) in early pregnancy.Methods:Three-hundred and nine fresh midstream clean-catch urine sample were collected in accordance with standard guideline.10 μl of cleancatch midstream urine specimen was examined by cultures(colony counts of ≥10~() CFU/ml) the other portion was tested with UF-100 for presence of bacteria count and white blood cell.Results:Twenty-one patient(6.8%) had cultures of 10,000 or more colony-forming units of a uropathogen per milliliter.The sensitivities of the UF-100 test in identifying patients with positive cultures was 71.4%,and the specificities was 94.1%.Six patients(28.6% 6/21) had negative UF-100 screening tests but positive urine cultures,and other seventeen patients had positive UF-100 screening tests but negative urine cultures,The positive predict value(PPV) of urine UF-100 evaluation was 46.9%.There was a significant difference in positive rate between the
TY - JOUR. T1 - Computed tomographic measurement of canine urine concentration. AU - Zwingenberger, Allison. AU - Carrade Holt, Danielle D.. PY - 2017/2/1. Y1 - 2017/2/1. N2 - Computed tomography (CT) is able to measure the attenuation of urine in Hounsfield units (HU) on abdominal imaging studies. This study was designed to measure the correlation of urine attenuation with urine specific gravity in urine samples of 40 dogs, providing a noninvasive measure of urine concentration. The HU of urine explained 72% of the variance in measured urine specific gravity [R2 = 0.72, F(1,38) = 95.55, P , 0.001]. This noninvasive measurement can be used to estimate urine concentration in dogs undergoing abdominal CT imaging.. AB - Computed tomography (CT) is able to measure the attenuation of urine in Hounsfield units (HU) on abdominal imaging studies. This study was designed to measure the correlation of urine attenuation with urine specific gravity in urine samples of 40 dogs, providing a noninvasive ...
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Urine is not just a liquid that comes out of your body. The color of urine, the large amount of urine, until the smell of urine can be a sign of the condition of your body. Get to know the meaning behind your urine condition, by knowing the meaning behind the color. Normal urine color is golden or light yellow, this color comes from a body pigment called urochrome. While colorless or clear urine indicates that you are well hydrated. Although clear urine color can also be caused by the consumption of drugs that specifically excrete urine ...
Urine Culture Testing Algorithm. for Adult and Pediatric ED and Inpatient Units. In order to reduce the risk of false positive/contaminated urine cultures and to help better guide clinicians in the interpretation of positive urine cultures, VUMC has implemented a standardized urine culture testing process (known as U/A with reflexive culture) as part of a multi-part program to reduce variability around urine cultures. This program also includes guidance on the indications for urine culture ordering that will be presented on order entry, standardized specimen collection protocols, and tracking of urine culture contamination rates.. For the U/A with reflexive culture process, a U/A will be sent with every culture specimen order. Clinicians will be asked on order entry if the patient has a recognized condition that could either impact the U/A interpretation or where national guidelines recommend treating positive cultures even in the absence of positive U/A results. These are 1) pregnant patients, ...
Urinalysis is an integral part of rutine laboratory work. Qualitative urinalysis includes visual inspection of urine, chemical and urinary sediment examination. European Urinalysis Guidelines were given by the European Confederation of Laboratory Medicine for better standardization of urinalysis. According to the guidelines a defined volume of urine, between 5 - 12 mL, should be centrifuged at 400 g for 5 min in a conical tube. Supernatant should be removed with an adjusted vacuum tool, supravitally stained and examinated under microscope. The aim of this research was to determine do the type of the tube and the method of removal of supernatant have an effect on urinary sediment findings and is the volume of 5 mL of urine enough for accurate urinary sediment analysis. The research was conducted in KBC Sestre Milosrdnice, in the Department of Chemistry. 110 samples were collected and each one was visually and chemically examined. 47 samples were used for the comparison of round bottom and conical ...
Acceptable Specimens:. Endocervical or patient-collected vaginal swabs (female only). First voided urine specimens (male or female). Endocervical Swab:. Obtain Xpert CT/NG Vaginal/Endocervical Specimen Collection Kit from the laboratory and collect as follows:. 1. Remove excess mucus from cervical os and surrounding mucosa using the large individually wrapped. cleaning swab.. 2. Insert second swab from collection kit into endocervical canal.. 3. Rotate swab for 10 to 30 seconds in endocervical canal to ensure adequate sampling.. 4. Withdraw swab carefully; avoid any contact with vaginal mucosa.. 5. Aseptically remove cap from tube, insert swab into Xpert CT/NG Vaginal/Endocervical Swab. Transport Reagent tube, and break swab at score line. Screw cap on securely.. 6. Maintain sterility and forward promptly at ambient temperature. Specimen stability is 60 days at 2 to. 30°C.. Note: Indicate specimen source on specimen container and in computer.. Patient -collected Vaginal Swab:. Obtain Xpert ...
pH Levels Differences Between Normal Urine and Diabetic Urine - Human Anatomy Paper Kidneys are bean-shaped organs that lie along the dorsal wall of the abdominal cavity (Couch and Burger 2004). The two bean-shaped organs are located in the centers of the
Urine ketones are usually measured as a spot test. This is available in a test kit that you can buy at a drug store. The kit contains dipsticks coated with chemicals that react with ketone bodies. A dipstick is dipped in the urine sample. A color change indicates the presence of ketones. This article describes the ketone urine test that involves sending collected urine to a lab.. A clean-catch urine sample is needed. The clean-catch method is used to prevent germs from the penis or vagina from getting into a urine sample. To collect your urine, the health care provider may give you a special clean-catch kit that contains a cleansing solution and sterile wipes. Follow instructions exactly ...
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A urine protein test is a diagnostic procedure to detect the content of protein in a persons urine like Urobilinogen in urine cloudy or milky urine. The test is primarily used in the diagnosis of kidney damage and kidney diseases.. It is also called the 24-Hour Urine Protein test or the Urine Protein to Creatinine Ratio (UPCR) test. When referring to specific protein detection, it is called a Proteinuria test or a Microalbuminuria test. Urine samples can be random or collected over a period of time (every 4 hours or for 24 hours).. Detecting traces of proteins in urine excretion is a sign that something is wrong with the kidney or the liver, the organs that filter waste products and flush them out of the body. Proteins are building blocks of the body and ideally absorbed 100%. As such, when a protein passes out of the body through urine, it is a sign of a kidney having problems by not being able to hold back the proteins.. Urine protein tests will determine albuminuria, the initial stage of ...
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Owners of even the best-trained pets will occasionally encounter pet urine accidents and leave urine stains on carpet. Often, the urine is not discovered until long after the accident. The types of damage from pet urine can be diverse and are dependent upon the makeup of the urine. Urine content will change over the pets life because of the pets diet, medications, age, health, sex, and reproductive cycles. Because of these variations, some urine stains may not be removable.. To treat urine spot damaged areas, blot damp areas as soon as the urine is detected with plain white paper toweling. Apply a solution of 1/4 teaspoon of a liquid dishwashing detergent (nonbleach and non-lanolin) with one cup of lukewarm water, by saturating paper towels and blotting. Do not use automatic dishwashing detergent or laundry detergent. Then, absorb the moisture with a paper towel, rinse with warm water and repeat the application of detergent. Continue rinsing and blotting with the detergent solution and water ...
If symptoms are suggestive of UTI, your doctor may ask for various tests for confirmation of diagnosis and for guidance of appropriate treatment. Routine urine analysis: your doctor may ask for routine lab test for urine analysis to ascertain if there are red blood cells, white blood cells or bacteria in urine, which are indicative of infection and UTI. It is important to remember that urine should be collected properly for urine analysis, because collection of urine in wrong way may give wrong or false positive result, which may lead to wrong treatment. For collection of urine (for urine analysis), collect a sample collection sterile bottle from the lab. The first morning urine (immediately after getting up in the morning urine should be collected) sample should be collected. Collect mid-stream urine sample. For this, allow some urine to pass and then collect the urine in adequate volume (as instructed by the lab from where you collected the sample bottle) before you finish urination. If the first
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Cow Urine For Mouth Ulcer Ayurveda describes cow urine or gomutra as Amrita or elixir of life. According to Panchagavya Ghrita, cow urine has medical homes. It is used one by one or in.... No Comments Read More ...
Cow Urine For Mouth Ulcer Ayurveda describes cow urine or gomutra as Amrita or elixir of life. According to Panchagavya Ghrita, cow urine has medical homes. It is used one by one or in.... No Comments Read More ...
Course Description: This course covers the basics of urine microscopic examination, including numerous brightfield and phase-contrast images of urinary sediment elements. It is assumed that students have a basic knowledge of urinalysis macroscopic and dipstick examination. The course covers specimen collections and processing, casts, cellular elements, normal and abnormal crystals, parasites, artifacts, and basic biochemical tests to help identify certain elements. It describes a method of quantitation of urine specimens, and emphasizes the intelligent correlation of macroscopic and microscopic results, by the reported technologist ...
A container for liquid medical specimens such as urine specimens includes a container with a wide mouth opening for facilitating deposition of a urine sample, a removable cap for closing the mouth opening and an impermeable sheet liner under the cap for making a fluid tight seal with the rim. The liner is rupturable with the blunt tip of a laboratory pipette inserted through a small hole in the cap for drawing a sample of a urine specimen without removing the cap of the container. The hole in the cap may remain open after collection of a urine specimen in the container, as leakage is prevented by the liner. Alternatively, a small secondary cap may close the hole in the main cap. An optional decanter may be inserted through the hole in the cap for piercing the liner to facilitate pouring of the contents without removing the cap. A method of using the novel container for conveying a liquid medical specimen from a specimen collection site to a geographically removed laboratory site is disclosed.
BluEcoli Urine Biplate,A revolutionary new agar plate for economically screening urine specimens for E. coli.Inoculate both sides of this biplate with the urine specimen. If the infecting organism is E. coli, the colonies on the chromogenic side of the biplate will 3 Since 80-90% of all positive urine cultures are E.,medicine,medical supply,medical supplies,medical product
But to a doctor, urine can provide even more information. One way for doctors to find out whats going on inside the body is to examine what flows out of it. So dont be surprised the next time a doctor asks for a urine sample for a seemingly non-urinary complaint.. In fact, be a little proud. When you hand over that little cup, youre participating in a medical tradition more than 6,000 years in the making. Urine luck. Todays urinalysis can reveal a great deal about a persons heath. But even simple urine color can tell people when to seek medical attention. Urine color may change due to something as innocuous as medications or foods, or as malevolent as an infection or cancer.. Urine that appears pink or red from the presence of blood is one cause for alarm.. If you see blood in the urine, even once, it requires you to see a doctor, said Marshall Stoller, a professor of urology at the University of California, San Francisco. It could be nothing, he said, but it could be an early sign of ...
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Pregnancy Test: Pregnancy is the period of time when a fetus develops inside a womans uterus and ends with the birth of infant. All pregnant women receive a variety of tests typically used prior to and throughout pregnancies. Doctors recommend some prenatal tests for all pregnant women. Only some women will need other screening tests […]. ...
Pyroluria is characterized by elevated urine kryptopyrrole levels, which result in a dramatic deficiency of zinc and vitamin B6. A high kryptopyrrole result is also known as pyroluria, pyrrole disorder, or elevated pyrroles. If you do not have a practitioner that will order this testing for you, you can order this test directly through our website.. Our laboratory will provide you with the most accurate kryptopyrrole result on the market. We are the only laboratory in the U.S.A. that provides a corrected kryptopyrrole result. Our corrected result accounts for the concentration or dilution of the urine specimen. For example, if the patient has consumed a large amount of water prior to collection, the pyrrole levels will be lower in the initial result. This is due to the fact that the specimen is diluted. DHA Laboratory performs a validated procedure that calculates the level of dilution. Our procedure allows us to compensate for dilution (or concentration) in the corrected result. This allows our ...
Blood in the urine can be intermittent and can resolve spontaneously. However, this does not mean that the underlying condition that caused it has resolved. This is why even a single episode of visible blood in the urine needs to be assessed. Sometimes kidney and bladder cancers only bleed once, and the next time it bleeds, the tumour has already progressed to a more advanced stage.. Visible blood in the urine is often attributed to infection, especially in women as they are more prone to urinary tract infections (UTI). This is reasonable if the blood in the urine comes with typical symptoms of UTI like burning pain when passing urine, or frequent urination with urgency. However, if the blood in the urine is painless, it should not be blamed on UTI. While it may disappear after taking antibiotics, this may a coincidence rather than proof that it was caused by a UTI, as bladder/kidney tumours can bleed intermittently and stop spontaneously.. Bladder cancer is more common in men, but women with ...
Things of course, have changed. The advent of over-the-counter glucose monitoring devices rather than double voided urine specimens alone as a tool to determine sliding scale insulin doses, has revolutionized the treatment of Type I diabetes. Good and complete studies have also indicated that very tight and intensive glucose control of adults and children with Type I diabetes can result in their having the same life expectancy as the rest of us. Insulin pumps dont take the job of endocrinologists and educated and well trained diabetics, but they can help to provide much better control and therefore a much better life than the autoimmune diabetic could have had otherwise. An insulin pump works by providing a subcutaneous infusion of a basal rate of insulin hourly. It is ideally the amount of insulin that the patient needs to live if she doesnt eat at all. Then,a calculated bolus doses of insulin can be dialed in to cover food. These are called meal boluses. This does not free the patient to eat ...
Background: Acute undifferentiated febrile illness (AUFI) may have similar clinical presentation, and the etiology is varied and region specific. Materials and Methods: This prospective observational study was conducted in a tertiary hospital in South India. All adult patients presenting with AUFI of 3-14 days duration were evaluated for etiology, and the differences in presentation and outcome were analyzed. Results: The study cohort included 1258 patients. A microbiological cause was identified in 82.5% of our patients. Scrub typhus was the most common cause of AUFI (35.9%) followed by dengue (30.6%), malaria (10.4%), enteric fever (3.7%), and leptospirosis (0.6%). Both scrub typhus and dengue fever peaked during the monsoon season and the cooler months, whereas no seasonality was observed with enteric fever and malaria. The mean time to presentation was longer in enteric fever (9.9 [4.7] days) and scrub typhus (8.2 [3.2] days). Bleeding manifestations were seen in 7.7% of patients, mostly ...
In this study, we aimed to identify microRNA from urine of multiple myeloma patients that could serve as a biomarker for the disease. Analysis of urine samples was performed using Serum/Plasma Focus PCR MicroRNA Panel (Exiqon) and verified using individual TaqMan miRNA assays for qPCR. We found 20 deregulated microRNA (p | 0.05); for further validation, we chose 8 of them. Nevertheless, only differences in expression levels of miR-22-3p remained close to statistical significance. Our preliminary results did not confirm urine microRNA as a potential biomarker for multiple myeloma.
Epithelial cells, white blood cells (WBCs) and red blood cells (RBCs) may be present in urine sediment. Epithelial cells in the urine may originate from any site in the genitourinary tract. It is normal to find a few epithelial cells in the sediment ...
Bacteria are common in urine specimens because of the abundant normal microbial flora of the vagina or external urethral meatus and because of their ability to rapidly multiply in urine standing at room temperature. Therefore, microbial organisms found in all but the most scrupulously collected urines should be interpreted in view of clinical symptoms.Medical Tests Analyzer labtest bloodtest What does the test result mean?
Urine Culture, Comprehensive Test isolates and identifies bacteria present in low numbers in the urinary tract; isolates and identifies bacteria from females presenting with �urethral syndrome� for whom Urine Culture, Routine was not diagnostic.
Finding blood in your urine can be very frightening and must be investigated by a doctor, but its not usually a sign of anything life-threatening.. If you notice bright red blood in your urine, or if your urine has turned red or brown because it has blood in it, see your GP.. Sometimes, urine may contain only a small amount of blood invisible to the naked eye and is only apparent when a urine test is carried out for something else. This still needs to be investigated by your doctor, as healthy urine should not contain any detectable amounts of blood.. The medical name for blood in the urine is haematuria. If blood in the urine is obvious with the naked eye, it is called macroscopic, or visible haematuria. If the blood can only be detected with laboratory testing, it is called microscopic, or non-visible.. The blood will have come from somewhere within the urinary tract - the kidneys, bladder or the tubes that urine passes through. It is often the result of a urinary tract infection ...
Urinalysis, also called a routine urine test, is used to check for abnormalities in the urine. Urinalysis may be performed as part of a regular physical examination to screen for early signs of disease such as diabetes and kidney disease and to detect urinary tract infection and blood in the urine.
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Apply the mixture to the urine stain. Blot the area with a white cloth to retrieve the moisture from the carpet. Use a different area of the cloth to see how much of the urine you are picking up. Continue this process until all of the urine has been removed. If you find you cannot retrieve the entire stain then add a dropper full of hydrogen peroxide to the remaining stain and repeat the blotting process. The urine may not be visible, but there still may be a faint odor. If the odor remains then you have not removed all of the urine. When the odor is gone, so is the urine.. ...
This is the second edition of a full colour reference atlas published first to excellent reviews in 1994. Every renal unit needs to have a reference text of this kind and urine microscopy is an important diagnostic aid innephrology. The primary audience is practicing nephrologists in training, and also those in internal medicine rotating through the renal unit. Clinical pathologists would also find this an attractive and useful book.
Although it is somewhat of a myth that eating too many blueberries can turn your urine blue, the fact is that the color it produces in urine is red.. There are a number of foods and drinks that can turn urine red, such as colored cereals, kool-aid, boysenberries, chocolate laxatives, and beets. Red urine can also be a sign of lead poisoning, though it is much more commonly caused by the consumption of certain foods and drinks such as the ones listed above.. In order for your urine to turn red, you will have to consume a considerable amount of blueberries. ...
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  • Urine specimens are processed, stored, and shipped to the Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for analysis. (cdc.gov)
  • Urine specimens are processed, stored and shipped to University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN for analysis. (cdc.gov)
  • Further investigation is needed to determine the sensitivity and utility of Zika virus rRT-PCR on urine specimens collected ≥14 days after onset of symptoms. (cdc.gov)
  • Procedures for the collection and submission of body fluids, including urine specimens, have been described previously ( 9 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Comparison of Zika virus testing in serum, urine and saliva specimens from travel-associated Zika virus disease cases-Florida, 2016. (cdc.gov)
  • Detection of Zika virus in blood and urine specimens of 6 patients by using real-time reverse transcription PCR with primers/probe 1086/1162c/1107-Cy5 ( 11 ) New Caledonia, 2014. (cdc.gov)
  • The method is sensitive and rapid enough to screen urine specimens from subjects suspected to be exposed to a number of important toxic elements, or to evaluate environmental or other nonoccupationally exposure to these same elements. (cdc.gov)
  • It is recommended that urine specimens should be collected in containers containing low concentration of acids (most communly HCl) to avoid precipitation of calcium salts (eg, calcium oxalate). (medscape.com)
  • Pet Odor Removal Products: Eliminate pet odors like cat and dog urine quickly and permanently. (ficgs.com)
  • Instead of water, the company's urinals use disposables cartridges that trap urine odors. (powerlineblog.com)
  • Tackle the toughest urine stains and odors on carpet, tile and mattresses. (uline.com)
  • Hydrogen peroxide formula breaks down urine and eliminates odors. (uline.com)
  • Nature's Miracle Urine Destroyer is specifically formulated to remove your pet's worst urine-based stains and odors from carpets, hard surfaces, clothing, kennels, carriers, and more. (petsupermarket.com)
  • Nature's Miracle Urine Destroyer also contains a dual-action, odor-control system that begins to destroy odors on contact to discourage re-soiling while leaving behind a pleasant fragrance.Before using, test surfaces to be treated for color fastness by applying to a hidden area. (petsupermarket.com)
  • Did you know that the plastic in a litter box will actually absorb the urine odors into the plastic? (planeturine.com)
  • Brubaker's team analyzed urine samples from 90 women. (webmd.com)
  • The solid-phase antibody is reacted with a urine specimen, and the urine albumin-antigen complexes with the solid-phase antibody. (cdc.gov)
  • Authoritative firms put a restriction to donate urine specimen within three hours at the drug testing day. (passhairdrugtest.com)
  • When someone fails to provide his urine specimen, he will have to explain reason through medical verification. (passhairdrugtest.com)
  • If your child isn't potty trained and can't pee into a cup, a small catheter may need to be inserted into the bladder to get the urine specimen. (kidshealth.org)
  • The Globe Scientific Uri-Pak™ Urine Collection Kit provides all the components necessary for specimen collection, handling, transport and testing. (capitolscientific.com)
  • General Urine Specimen Collection Procedure (LTR27570). (nonboardboard.org)
  • Sample collection instructions Midstream Specimen of Urine (MSU) The aim is to get a specimen (sample) of urine from the middle of your bladder.Urine is normally sterile (no bacteria present). (nonboardboard.org)
  • 39107 Ver 2.0 Page 1 of 1 Patient Instructions Pediatric Urine Collection Your health care provider has requested a urine specimen. (nonboardboard.org)
  • The types of urine sample you might be asked for include a random specimen, first morning specimen or timed collection. (nonboardboard.org)
  • The following instructions will guide you in the proper collection of a 24-hour urine specimen. (nonboardboard.org)
  • Urine containers requiring special preservatives are not stocked on the floors, but can be obtained from the specimen processing desk at each hospital laboratory. (nonboardboard.org)
  • Measure and record this volume on the test request form and on the urine transport vial (see Pediatric Specimen Tubes below). (nonboardboard.org)
  • For those who think that this is a gross idea, you cna always use other liquids like beer, apple juice, cola, and saliva in addition to urine. (ubergizmo.com)
  • Able to be used for both saliva and urine, these ultra-sensitive strips give an accurate reading of your body’s current pH status in just 15 seconds, allowing you to test your acid-alkaline balance right in your own home. (pipingrock.com)
  • The most common is a urine test, but there are also blood tests, hair follicle tests, and saliva tests. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Self-sampling kits contain equipment for collecting a sample of blood, urine, or saliva. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Lack of standardization of urine albumin measurement and reporting makes it difficult for providers to uniformly use test results to inform treatment decisions and monitor kidney health. (nih.gov)
  • The group began framing the issues associated with the urine albumin/creatinine ratio measurement and developing a plan to improve harmonization and standardization of the test. (nih.gov)
  • The electrolytes - urine test measures specific chemicals called electrolytes in urine. (ucsfhealth.org)
  • A urine protein test measures the total amount of protein in the urine. (kidshealth.org)
  • This test is often done as part of a routine urinalysis in which several chemicals in the urine are measured. (kidshealth.org)
  • In most healthy people, the kidneys prevent significant amounts of protein from entering the urine (pee), so the urine protein test is most commonly used to screen for kidney disease. (kidshealth.org)
  • Because the test involves normal urination, there shouldn't be any discomfort as long as your child can provide a urine sample. (kidshealth.org)
  • The results of the urine protein test should be available within a day. (kidshealth.org)
  • No risks are involved when taking a urine protein test. (kidshealth.org)
  • The urine protein test is painless. (kidshealth.org)
  • If you have questions about the urine protein test, speak with your doctor. (kidshealth.org)
  • To perform a urine test, you urinate into a clean container and dip the test strip into the urine. (healthline.com)
  • Antibodies allow you to develop point-of-care tests like strip tests, so think of a urine pregnancy test or a urine toxicology test that are used in methadone clinics. (medpagetoday.com)
  • If I was to drink 12 beers on a Saturday night, and take a urine test on Tuesday, around 4 PM, would I be able to pass a UA test? (askmehelpdesk.com)
  • How long does alcohol stay in system and detected by urine test? (askmehelpdesk.com)
  • Hello, Today I was drinking around like 8:40ish in the morning (Vodka,and some other stuff but I mixed it with A lot of orange juice) Than I got a urine test at 12-1ish in the after noon I drank tons of water And had something to eat I am wondering if this test will come back positive or. (askmehelpdesk.com)
  • I stopped drinking at 2am last Monday and was given a urine test on Tuesday at 1015 am or so for probation would alcohol show up on my test? (askmehelpdesk.com)
  • What's the drug test for drivers, urine or hair follicle? (indeed.com)
  • To test the theory that urine shape may be diagnostic, Wheeler and colleagues first modelled the shape of a possible urine stream issuing from a number of different shaped orifices on a computer, before confirming their findings using a video taken of a volunteer's urine stream. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • A: When a condom filled with someone else's urine bursts when you're trying to pass a court-ordered drug test. (thesmokinggun.com)
  • But since Wallace had used five folds of heroin a day earlier, he "tried to use someone else's urine" to pass the December 6 test, according to a criminal complaint . (thesmokinggun.com)
  • After Wallace "went to the restroom with a probation officer to take his test," the officer "heard a noise and noticed a large amount of liquid on the floor in front of" Wallace, who was "covered in urine" and "holding a broken condom. (thesmokinggun.com)
  • Wallace, pictured in the above mug shot, admitted that he "had tried to deploy a condom filled with someone else's urine to pass his drug test. (thesmokinggun.com)
  • Texas Longhorns pitcher Corey Knebel was suspended from the team on Friday because he substituted his urine sample for a teammate's to prevent the teammate from failing a drug test. (latimes.com)
  • Problem: Knebel's urine sample failed the test. (latimes.com)
  • His teammate admitted it was Knebel's urine after he failed the test. (latimes.com)
  • The identification of specific RNA molecules in the urine of individuals with prostate cancer raises hope for a non-invasive test for the disease. (ajmc.com)
  • The potassium urine test measures the amount of potassium in the urine. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Will meclizine make you test positive for amphetamine in your urine? (drugs.com)
  • After taking sudafed why did I have a positive amphetamine urine test? (drugs.com)
  • Is there a otc nasal spray that may show positive results for amphetamines in a urine test? (drugs.com)
  • On a drug urine test will Vyvanse show positive for amphetamines? (drugs.com)
  • Can sudafed, and inhaler, and nyquil make you test positive for meth on a urine test? (drugs.com)
  • Phosphaturia can be determined by a simple test - add a few drops of vinegar to a urine sample. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • Urine cytology is still the most accurate noninvasive test for bladder cancer that is in routine clinical use, with a sensitivity of 80-90% and a specificity of 98-100% for detection of high-grade lesions and carcinoma in situ (CIS). (medscape.com)
  • This microalbumin test helps to detect very small levels of albumin in a urine sample. (medichecks.com)
  • Microalbumin Urine Test, from our experts to you. (medichecks.com)
  • What is a Microalbumin Urine Test? (medichecks.com)
  • Our urine microalbumin test detects very small levels of the blood protein, albumin , in your urine. (medichecks.com)
  • This test measures the concentration of albumin in the urine. (medichecks.com)
  • This test measures the ratio of albumin to creatinine in the urine. (medichecks.com)
  • Prepare for your Microalbumin Urine Test by following these instructions. (medichecks.com)
  • Product Testing: Another use of synthetic urine is to test the effectiveness of products, designed to assist peeing in some way, such as diapers and detergents. (webextrema.com)
  • In that scenario, the only way to pass a drug test for weed is by cheating the drug test with synthetic urine. (webextrema.com)
  • If you have to take a drug test for a job or for another reason, it is very possible that a Dilute Urine For Drug Test (DUIT) could come in handy. (webextrema.com)
  • Test the first and second urine of your day and record the average reading. (pipingrock.com)
  • To test, briefly place the pH strip in the urine stream, shake any excess fluid and wait 15 seconds for your pH reading. (pipingrock.com)
  • Delta 8 THC can technically show up on all of these types of tests, but it's much more likely to show up on a urine test. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Because delta-8 can be found in urine, it will show up on a urine drug test. (discovermagazine.com)
  • How long do you need to be clean to pass a urine drug test? (discovermagazine.com)
  • It is typically recommended that you abstain from all cannabis use for at least 30 days before taking a urine drug test. (discovermagazine.com)
  • This means that if you are taking a urine drug test within 90 days of consuming Delta 8 THC, it is likely that the test will come back positive. (discovermagazine.com)
  • A positive infant serum or urine rRT-PCR test result confirms congenital Zika virus infection. (cdc.gov)
  • the fluorescence is directly proportional to the amount of urine albumin present. (cdc.gov)
  • The scent has removed the source of the smell, but there is still a small amount of urine smell in the air. (sjarmogkaos.com)
  • Also, the amount of urine that would be required to be analyzed is quite small. (webextrema.com)
  • Foul-smelling urine may be due to bacteria. (medlineplus.gov)
  • It found bacteria both in the urine of healthy women as well as the urine of women with overactive bladder . (webmd.com)
  • Infections in the urinary tract may cause a buildup of bacteria, pus , or even blood in the urine, which could potentially change the smell. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The bricks are simultaneously grown and manufactured: Human urine, loose sand and live bacteria are mixed together and pressed into a mould. (mediamatic.net)
  • Urinary tract infections cause urine to appear cloudy or bloody and lead to a foul smell, as does the presence of bacteria in urine, according to MedicineNet.com. (reference.com)
  • Urinary albumin and urinary creatinine are measured in a random urine collected in the MEC. (cdc.gov)
  • Calculate creatinine clearance from a 24h urine collection. (medscape.com)
  • 1. Urine Creatinine? (medscape.com)
  • People are likely to experience a sulfur smell in their urine along with other symptoms such as excessive thirst, tiredness , and mood swings. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Recent reports using adaptations of previously published methods ( 2 , 4 ) suggest that Zika virus RNA can be detected in urine for at least 2 weeks after onset of symptoms ( 3 , 5 - 7 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Symptoms of hematuria include blood in the urine, a sign in itself. (petmd.com)
  • But in those cases, you should be seeing additional symptoms along with cloudy urine. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • In this case, along with cloudy urine you will experience symptoms like abdominal pain and a burning sensation while passing urine. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • If you have any of these symptoms along with cloudy urine, it may be a case of urinary tract infection. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • If you see any of these symptoms along with cloudy urine, consult a doctor and seek proper diagnosis and medical treatment. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • Blood in the urine can occur in all age groups and populations, and it may or may not occur with additional symptoms. (healthgrades.com)
  • What other symptoms might occur with blood in urine? (healthgrades.com)
  • In some cases, blood in the urine can occur with other symptoms that might indicate a serious or life-threatening condition that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. (healthgrades.com)
  • Preeclampsia symptoms include high blood pressure, too much protein in the urine, and systemic problems such as headache, blurred vision, and upper abdominal pain on the right side. (medlineplus.gov)
  • This selective method allows for rapid detection of phytoestrogens in human urine with limits of detection in the low parts per billion (ng/mL) range. (cdc.gov)
  • Along with estimated GFR , urine albumin measurement and reporting is critical to the early detection and treatment of chronic kidney disease. (nih.gov)
  • Prolonged detection of Zika virus RNA in urine samples during the ongoing Zika virus epidemic in Brazil. (cdc.gov)
  • Zika virus detection in urine from patients with Guillain-Barré syndrome on Martinique, January 2016. (cdc.gov)
  • We describe the kinetics of Zika virus (ZIKV) detection in serum and urine samples of 6 patients. (cdc.gov)
  • We investigated the diagnostic utility of urine as a source for detection of ZIKV RNA by real-time RT-PCR. (cdc.gov)
  • Rapid, one step tests for the qualitative detection of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in urine. (obgynsupply.com)
  • In the new study, 12 of the 13 e-cigarette users whose urine was analyzed had both otoluidine and 2-naphthylamine detected (limits of detection were 100 ng/mL and 10 ng/mL, respectively). (medscape.com)
  • Detection of virus in urine for YFV ( 8 ) and a conventional PCR and pan flavivirus samples has been used for confirming infections with fla- primers ( 9 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The ELISA method had a range from 14-720 ng/ml 1-hydroxypyrene equivalents with a lower limit of detection (LOD) of 14 ng/ml urine. (cdc.gov)
  • Alternatively, a urine collection bag with adhesive tape on one end might be used to collect a sample from an infant. (kidshealth.org)
  • If needed, the health care provider may ask you to collect your urine at home over 24 hours . (medlineplus.gov)
  • This kit is for you to collect a sample of your first morning urine on the day of your study visit, store it, and transport it to your appointment. (unc.edu)
  • 2. On the day of your study visit, collect your first morning urine in the urine collection cup. (unc.edu)
  • If you forget to collect the first morning urine, you may collect a later sample that same day. (unc.edu)
  • Is a disposable container used for collecting Urine samples and can be used to collect other type of samples. (co.ke)
  • Collect a urine sample for our Environmental Pollutants Panel or Urinary Metabolic Profile using our convenient urine collection strips. (nonboardboard.org)
  • Before you start: Collect first morning urine before food and drink. (nonboardboard.org)
  • For the remainder of the 24-hour period, collect all urine you pass and immediately add it to the special collection container. (nonboardboard.org)
  • Collect all urine for the next 24 hours so that the morning urine void on the second day is the final collection. (nonboardboard.org)
  • The catheter is connected to a bag to collect urine that drains through the catheter. (dailybn.com)
  • One of those metabolites is called THCCOOH, which is the metabolite that urine tests are designed to detect. (discovermagazine.com)
  • Results: Median concentrations of nearly all PAH metabolites in urine increased from pre-to 3-hr post-training for each scenario and were highest for OSB, followed by pallet and straw, and then simulated smoke. (cdc.gov)
  • An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) kit made for determination of polycyclic aromatic compounds (PACs) in water was adapted for measuring PACs and their metabolites in urine. (cdc.gov)
  • For adults, normal urine potassium values are generally 20 mEq/L in a random urine sample and 25 to 125 mEq per day in a 24 hour collection. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Urine is free, sterile, and acts homeopathically to "prepare" the immune system. (shirleys-wellness-cafe.com)
  • LaForge explained that, as a kid, he was a big fan of the Discovery Channel program Man vs. Wild , and he learned from that show that urine is "totally sterile" and therefore "doesn't even need to be cleaned. (themanatee.net)
  • After you provide a urine sample, it is tested in the lab. (medlineplus.gov)
  • 8. Please don't forget to take your urine sample with you when you leave the house. (unc.edu)
  • We recommend that you take your urine sample as soon as possible after waking. (medichecks.com)
  • Urine Therapy includes many case histories of people who have successfully treated their ailments with urine, along with cogent explanations of why urine does what it does, how to ensure that the wastes flushed out with your urine aren't taken back in, and why urine may be the best tonic available for your immune system. (shirleys-wellness-cafe.com)
  • The body releases these ketones in the urine, which may change its smell. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Urine testing strips contain chemicals that change colors when they react with ketones. (healthline.com)
  • The excretion of ketones in your urine is called ketonuria . (healthline.com)
  • Checking urine for ketones is important when your blood glucose levels are high or when you are sick. (diabetes.org)
  • Use of urine biomarkers in the initial diagnosis of bladder cancer is controversial. (medscape.com)
  • Currently, the CDC Trioplex rRT-PCR assay is the only diagnostic tool authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for Zika virus testing of urine ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The fluorescent immunoassay is a non-competitive, double-antibody method for the determination of human albumin in urine. (cdc.gov)
  • NIDDK and the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine convened a group of international experts to address measurement and reporting issues for urine albumin. (nih.gov)
  • The NIDDK Laboratory Working Group is continuing efforts to standardize urine albumin. (nih.gov)
  • Learn more about the NIDDK Laboratory Working Group and read recent Laboratory Working Group meeting summaries , which provide up-to-date information on urine albumin standardization efforts. (nih.gov)
  • Albumin is one of the commonest proteins in the blood and is usually either not present, or present at extremely low levels in the urine. (medichecks.com)
  • Increases in the quantity of albumin in the urine can be an early indicator of chronic kidney disease. (medichecks.com)
  • Experts agree that you need to see a doctor right away if you notice blood in your urine, but try not to worry because the cause might be harmless. (wikihow.com)
  • [1] X Trustworthy Source Mayo Clinic Educational website from one of the world's leading hospitals Go to source Blood in your urine may mean you have a condition called hematuria. (wikihow.com)
  • Research suggests that blood in your urine may also be a sign of a condition like a urinary tract infection (UTI), bladder condition, liver disease, or kidney problems. (wikihow.com)
  • [2] X Trustworthy Source MedlinePlus Collection of medical information sourced from the US National Library of Medicine Go to source Talk to your doctor if you think you have blood in your urine so you can get treatment if you need it. (wikihow.com)
  • Once a urine sample is collected, the lab determines the amount of protein in the urine sample. (kidshealth.org)
  • In pregnant women, cloudy urine may also be due to the presence of high level of protein in the urine. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • Turning to laboratory dishes again, Domergue discovered that the yeast rapidly became drug-resistant (indicating the adhesion-promoting genes had been turned on) when they were grown in artificial urine -- a mix of specific chemicals in known amounts. (news-medical.net)
  • Urine consists of water extracted from foods, together with chemicals and toxins that the body filters and releases. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Lots of things glow under a black light (white, green, blue, even red) but look for the pale yellow color that a urine stain creates. (rd.com)
  • The federal government paid providers more to conduct urine drug tests in 2014 than it spent on the four most recommended cancer screenings combined. (medscape.com)
  • This procedure includes guidance on removing urine stains from concrete using a trichloroethylene poultice or hypochlorite solution. (gsa.gov)
  • If there are any sulfuric compounds in the body, dehydration may make them much more noticeable in the urine. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Dehydration increases the concentration of urine, leading to a stronger ammonia smell. (reference.com)
  • Highly concentrated urine in dehydration can give the appearance of dark or brownish urine. (medscape.com)
  • Dietary changes, other HIV-unrelated infections and genetics affect the smell of urine, MedicineNet.com reports. (reference.com)
  • This finding supports the conclusion that urine samples are useful for diagnosis of ZIKV infections. (cdc.gov)
  • Females are at greater risk for urinary tract infections that lead to blood in the urine than are males. (petmd.com)
  • Urinary tract infections are another common reason for cloudy urine. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • Blood in urine with no pain is common, but infections and passing clots can be painful. (healthgrades.com)
  • High demand and rise in preference for disposable urine drainage bags over reusable urinary drainage bags is because these eliminate the risk of urinary tract infections. (dailybn.com)
  • And contact with animal urine can cause infections like leptospirosis. (cdc.gov)
  • Dolphins commonly inspect each other's genitals, including during courtship, which may provide an opportunity to sample each other's urine, says Bruck. (newscientist.com)
  • If you collected your first morning sample on March 2, 2010 and this was the 2nd day of your menstrual period, write "3/2/10" for Date, "2" for Day of Menstrual Period, and circle "Yes" for First Morning Urine. (unc.edu)
  • 6. Store the urine sample in your refrigerator. (unc.edu)
  • When should I take my urine sample? (medichecks.com)
  • You should take this urine sample as soon as possible after waking. (medichecks.com)
  • With this step, the analyst will look at the collected sample to determine the concentration of the active ingredients in the urine. (webextrema.com)
  • Additional data may include: time of potential exposure, method of urine collection if other than "clean-catch", indication if sample was collected post-mortem, and antidotes administered prior to sample collection. (cdc.gov)
  • All participants provided a urine sample, some of the samples were analyzed. (cdc.gov)
  • Physical characteristics of Urine sample were studied initially. (abap.co.in)
  • A complete virus ge- clinical presentation: anicteric form and mild spontane- nome was sequenced for an isolate from a urine sample. (cdc.gov)
  • However, a urine sample obtained 10 days after dengue virus ( 4 ), and YFV ( 5 ). (cdc.gov)
  • NHANES home urine collection manual. (cdc.gov)
  • Most of the time, urine does not have a strong smell if you are healthy and drink plenty of fluids. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The cups of urine travel by express mail to the Comprehensive Pain Specialists lab in an industrial park in Brentwood, Tenn. (medscape.com)
  • On an average we pass approximately four to six cups of urine a day. (home-remedies-for-you.com)
  • Food is one of the factors most likely to change the smell of urine. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Some rare genetic anomalies affect the smell of urine, giving it a strange odor. (reference.com)
  • To detect ZIKV in samples (RNA extracted from 200 μL of serum or urine), we used both sets of primers/probe specific for ZIKV ( 11 ). (cdc.gov)
  • For example, eating asparagus causes a distinct urine odor. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Eating certain foods, such as beets, changes the odor of urine, while asparagus causes enzymes to break down a sulfur compound found in the food, causing smelly urine, notes MedicineNet.com. (reference.com)
  • There are the following five methods to remove the urine taste of dogs, such as using dedicated mop to taste, placing activated carbon, maintaining ventilation, improving the dog diet and training dogs. (sjarmogkaos.com)
  • If you use a mop to clean the dog's urine, and then mop the ground with a mop, so that the dog will think that you can go to the toilet everywhere, and add salt to the mop water to remove the urine flavor! (sjarmogkaos.com)
  • Uroflowmetry, or the study of urine flow rate, has been used to help diagnose a wide range of urinary conditions including neuromuscular pathologies and bladder outlet obstruction for the past 50 years. (cosmosmagazine.com)
  • Blood in urine causes often include infection, inflammation , or injury of the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra). (healthgrades.com)
  • Blood in the urine is often due to problems with the organs along the urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra) and the prostate gland. (healthgrades.com)
  • The new study reveals that problematic chemical molecules are "processed, end up in the urine, which end up sitting in the bladder, which inevitably will have some impact on the likelihood of the development of cancer," he said. (medscape.com)
  • Gloved lab techs keep busy inside the cavernous facility, piping smaller urine samples into tubes. (medscape.com)
  • Human urine samples are processed using enzymatic deconjugation of the glucuronidated phytoestrogens followed by size-exclusion filtration. (cdc.gov)
  • How do clinicians obtain urine samples in young children? (nih.gov)
  • 1990) Urine samples are diluted 1+9 with 2% (v/v), double-distilled, concentrated nitric acid containing both iridium (Ir) and rhodium (Rh) for multi-internal standardization. (cdc.gov)
  • Researchers at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute have identified a set of RNA molecules that are detectable in tissue samples and urine of prostate cancer patients, but not in normal healthy individuals. (ajmc.com)
  • By analyzing urine samples of 444 COVID-19 patients, they have revealed that the urinary level of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin ( NGAL ) can be used to determine the severity and duration of acute kidney and tubular injuries, as well as to predict the risk of mortality in acute COVID-19 patients. (news-medical.net)
  • The scientists collected urine and blood samples from 444 patients who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 via reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). (news-medical.net)
  • In the urine samples, NGAL, KIM-1, and proteinuria were measured, and the levels were correlated with the clinical data. (news-medical.net)
  • The study examined urine samples and interviewed 696 children (mean age 12.5 years) attending a primary-preparatory school in south Yemen. (who.int)
  • Individuals who participated in the EAs provided blood and urine samples to CDC/ATSDR for analysis. (cdc.gov)
  • We detected virus RNA in urine and semen samples from a convalescent patient. (cdc.gov)
  • Fast Five Quiz: Urine Discoloration - Medscape - Oct 22, 2021. (medscape.com)
  • To remove the sulfur scent from the urine, people should ensure that they are using their insulin correctly and measuring the right amount each time they take it. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Housebreaking Aid will eliminate the urine scent so pets will not re-soil in that area. (planeturine.com)
  • Recommendation #10 from the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain states, "When prescribing opioids for chronic pain, clinicians should use urine drug testing before starting opioid therapy and consider urine drug testing at least annually to assess for prescribed medications as well as other controlled prescription drugs and illicit drugs. (cdc.gov)
  • If the urine cue can persist, then another dolphin would be able to detect that and determine if a past ally or enemy is in the area," says Bruck. (newscientist.com)
  • The common urine reagent strip tests for blood are designed to detect red blood cells, hemoglobin, or protein. (petmd.com)
  • A chemical reaction triggered by the urease breaks down the urea in urine while producing calcium carbonate - also known as limestone, the principal component of cement. (mediamatic.net)
  • Absorptive hypercalciuria (increased calcium absorption by the gut leading to high excretion of calcium in the urine) may be reduced with dietary restriction. (medscape.com)
  • This study assessed the validity of a morbidity questionnaire and urine reagent strips as a rapid tool for screening schoolchildren for urinary schistosomiasis as compared with the presence of eggs in urine as the gold-standard parasitological diagnosis. (who.int)
  • The third step in the sequence is known as the post urine collection (PMC). (webextrema.com)
  • Additionally, the consumption of fava beans and aloe has been believed to cause urine to turn brown. (medscape.com)
  • Much like any other chemical product, synthetic urine can expire. (webextrema.com)
  • Additionally, know that though powdered synthetic urine is not very easy to use, it has a comparatively longer shelf life than its counterpart. (webextrema.com)
  • The need for synthetic urine to cheat drug tests is increasing by the hour. (webextrema.com)
  • Research: One of the major uses of synthetic urine is researching to learn about urine composition. (webextrema.com)
  • Synthetic urine kits are your best chance to successfully and surely clear these unbeatable drug tests. (webextrema.com)
  • Synthetic urine exactly replicates the real urine in all aspects, including the color, smell, and foam. (webextrema.com)
  • Uri-Pak™ urine collection kits are used in hospitals, laboratories, physicians' offi ces and nursing homes throughout the world. (capitolscientific.com)
  • The Uri-Pak™ urine collection system is economically priced and may be purchased as a complete kit or by its separate components. (capitolscientific.com)
  • Please put the freeze packs in the freezer as soon as you receive this urine collection kit. (unc.edu)
  • 1. The night before your study visit, remove the empty urine collection cup from the kit and place it in the bathroom for the next day's collection. (unc.edu)
  • 3. Fill the urine collection cup only to 4/5 full. (unc.edu)
  • 5. Write the collection date on the label, day of menstrual cycle (2, 3, or 4), and circle if it is your first morning urine or not. (unc.edu)
  • After collection, seal the urine cup tightly and place it upright in the biohazard bag provided. (unc.edu)
  • See attached PDF for detailed instructions on how to complete the urine collection. (nonboardboard.org)
  • Title: Urine - Pediatric Collection Doc. (nonboardboard.org)
  • Urine Collection Instructions. (nonboardboard.org)
  • Do not include this urine in your timed collection. (nonboardboard.org)
  • D. Female urine culture collection instructions: These are general instructions.BVH periodically changes the company which provides the mid-stream collection kits. (nonboardboard.org)
  • On the day of the collection, discard the first morning urine void, and begin the collection after this void. (nonboardboard.org)
  • Urine was tested within half an hour of the collection. (abap.co.in)
  • Urine drainage bags are used for urine collection. (dailybn.com)
  • MONDAY, May 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Many people have heard that human urine is devoid of germs, but a new study seems to question that idea. (webmd.com)
  • University of Cape Town students have created a zero-waste building material made with human urine, which hardens at room temperature, as an alternative to environmentally taxing kiln-fired bricks. (mediamatic.net)
  • Smelly urine is not a symptom of the human immunodeficiency virus, since several common aspects affect the odor and appearance of urine. (reference.com)
  • The girls will probably be famous chemists one day, in any case, but they aren't the first to propose urine (or more solid human and animal waste) as a possible alternative fuel. (cnet.com)
  • Tihar Inmates beat up Delhi Gang rapist and force him to eat human excreta and drink urine! (drishtikone.com)
  • Sources in the jail said Mukesh was also forced to consume human excreta and urine. (drishtikone.com)
  • Best Answer How To Get Human Urine Out Of Car Seat To get urine out of your car seat quickly, mix a little vinegar with liquid soap. (stabery.com)
  • It lets teachers and students learn about reactions, equipment calibration, and more about real urine minus the obvious ordeals attached with acquiring human urine for every research project. (webextrema.com)
  • even human urine was formerly used as a fertiliser. (eawag.ch)
  • We believe there was some contribution of dog or human urine on the base of the pole," PUC spokesman Tyrone Jue said. (thehelper.net)
  • Blood in the urine, a condition known as hematuria, may indicate a serious underlying disease process. (petmd.com)
  • Familial hematuria (a condition in which blood in the urine runs in certain families of animals) is usually implicated in young cats, while cancer is the usual cause in older cats. (petmd.com)
  • The medical term for blood in the urine is hematuria. (healthgrades.com)
  • Visible blood in the urine is called gross hematuria. (healthgrades.com)
  • Urinary drainage bags are used by patients suffering from urinary retention, urine incontinence, urological, or gynecological surgeries in which a patient is unable to move from one place to another and has difficulties in urinations, or other health related issues. (dailybn.com)
  • US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) scientists have developed a nano-galvanic aluminum-based powder that produces hydrogen when added to urine. (army-technology.com)
  • The research team has observed that the nano-powder based on aluminium releases hydrogen from the urine at a much higher rate than with ordinary water. (army-technology.com)
  • Image: Army researcher Anthony J. Roberts adds one gram of aluminium nano powder to urine to release hydrogen from a chemical reaction. (army-technology.com)
  • Urine is put into an electrolytic cell, which separates out the hydrogen. (cnet.com)
  • Last year, in one example, researchers from Ohio University came up with their own technology for extracting hydrogen from urine. (cnet.com)
  • But most biological fluids, including urine, contain phosphorus that naturally glows in the presence of oxygen. (rd.com)
  • Instead of a normal lightbulb, the pet urine detector , or black light urine detector, uses ultraviolet (UV) light that prompts certain fluids to glow under its illumination due to its high frequency. (rd.com)
  • A 2011 whistleblower lawsuit against one of the nation's top billers for urine tests, a San Diego-based laboratory owned by Millennium Health LLC, underscores the potential for profit. (medscape.com)
  • For almost the entire course of the 20th century, unknown to the public, doctors and medical researchers have been proving in both laboratory and clinical testing that our own urine is an enormous source of vital nutrients, vitamins, hormones, enzymes and critical antibodies that cannot be duplicated or derived from any other source. (shirleys-wellness-cafe.com)
  • In this process, results will be read and a determination will be made as to what the concentration of the active ingredients in the urine is. (webextrema.com)
  • Old clot sediment can appear brown when suspended in urine of a certain concentration. (medscape.com)
  • All patients on long-term opioid therapy should have periodic urine drug tests (UDT). (cdc.gov)
  • Medicare paid the company at least $11 million for urine and related tests in 2014, when five of its professionals stood among the nation's top billers. (medscape.com)
  • single-handedly generated $1.1 million in Medicare billings for urine tests that year, according to Medicare records. (medscape.com)
  • Kaiser Health News, with assistance from researchers at the Mayo Clinic, analyzed available billing data from Medicare and private insurance billing nationwide, and found that spending on urine screens and related genetic tests quadrupled from 2011 to 2014 to an estimated $8.5 billion a year - more than the entire budget of the Environmental Protection Agency. (medscape.com)
  • Payments have surged for urine tests for street drugs such as cocaine, PCP and ecstasy, which seldom have been detected in tests done on pain patients. (medscape.com)
  • It may seem gross and embarrassing to pee in a cup, but docs learn a lot from urine tests. (kidshealth.org)
  • At-home kits are available for both types of tests, although urine tests are more common. (healthline.com)
  • Urine ketone tests are available without a prescription at most drugstores, or you can buy them online. (healthline.com)
  • Could urine tests predict kidney injury and mortality in COVID-19? (news-medical.net)
  • Pro-Advantage Urine hCG Pregnancy Tests (P080063). (obgynsupply.com)
  • Apple cider vinegar also works well in removing cat urine. (ehow.com)
  • Vinegar and liquid soap are all you need to quickly remove urine from a car seat. (stabery.com)
  • Baking soda and white vinegar are common goods that both veterinarians and dog owners swear by for getting rid of dog urine odours and stains in vehicles. (stabery.com)
  • With more than seven years of experience, he specializes in treating patients for urologic conditions such as urologic cancers, prostate enlargement, vasectomy, kidney stones, frequent/urgent urination, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, and blood in the urine. (wikihow.com)
  • Cadmium and zinc (7440666) in plasma, but not in urine are found to be equally elevated in both the intermediate and high exposure groups. (cdc.gov)
  • If you've recently eaten beets, your urine may appear pink. (wikihow.com)
  • Blood in the urine may also be present in such small quantities that it is not visible by the naked eye, but red blood cells in the urine are detectable with a microscope. (healthgrades.com)