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The uroselectan blood-curve falls steeply in the first two hours, less steeply later. When the renal function is normal no more uroselectan is present in the blood after 4 hours. Values under 0.5 g. after 4 hours indicate a low grade of renal insufficiency. Values over 0.5 g. indicate a higher grade of renal damage. According to the degree of renal insufficiency more or less large amounts of uroselectan are found in the blood. The use of the 4 hour uroselectan test in the blood is recommended as a new test for urinary retention.
Uroselectan as a New Renal Functional Test.. Ann Intern Med. 1930;4:507. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-4-5-507_2
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