Urinary Citrate Excretion as a Screening Test for Distal Renal-Tubular Acidosis
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of using urinary citrate for the screening of potential cases of distal renaltubular acidosis in a population in the northeast of Thailand, an area reported to have a high prevalence of the condition (1). Urinary citrate was assayed by the citrate lyase enzymatic assay (2).
KeywordsUrine Sample Enzymatic Assay Screening Tool Screen Test Potential Case
- 1.S Nilwarangkur, S Nimmannit, V Chaovakul, W Susaengrat, S Ong-Aj-Yooth, and P Malasit, submitted for publication (1988).Google Scholar