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Urine Analysis: Protein


- Discussion: 
- Persistent proteinuria by dipsick should be quantified by 24hr; 
- Positive: pyelonephritis, glomerulonephritis, Kimmelstiel-Wilson dz Nephrotic syndrome, Myeloma, Postural causes, Pre-eclampsia, Inflammation and Malignancies of Lower Urinary Tract, Functional causes (Fever, Stress, Heavy Exercise, Malignant Hypertension)



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, September 6, 2012 10:13 am