Urine constituents

pathos pathos at freerealtime.com
Fri Jan 28 12:00:34 EST 2000


In article <rh-2801001050200001 at a6-curtis.ibls.gla.ac.uk>,
rh at mblab.gla.ac.uk (Robert Hartley) wrote:

> the constituent parts of human Urine

Na+      50-130 mEq/L
K+       20-70 mEq/L
NH4+     30-50 mEq/L
Ca++     5-12 mEq/L
Mg++     2-18 mEq/L
Cl-      50-130 mEq/L
PO4---   20-40 mEq/L
Urea     200-400 mM
Creatine 6-20mM
pH       5-7
Osmolality 500-800 mOsm/kg H20

the following are all about zero (on average)
Glucose
amino acids
Protein
Blood
Ketones
Leukocytes
bilirubin


Source: Valtin HV , Renal Pathology ed 2 Boston 1983, Little,Brown & Company

Regards

-- 
Peter Pediaditakis
University of Pittsburgh
Dept. of Pathology




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