Prueba de nitrógeno

La prueba de nitrógeno úrico de la orina se realiza para determinar la cantidad de urea en la orina. Se recoge orina durante un período de 24 horas y se envía al laboratorio para ser examinada. Esta prueba se usa principalmente para determinar la cantidad de proteína requerida en la dieta de los pacientes gravemente enfermos.Prueba de nitrógeno

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Last reviewed 8/21/2011 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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