Urolithiasis pp 593-594 | Cite as

The Effect of Low-Speed Centrifugation and Millipore Filtration on the Urinary Protein Content

  • I. R. Doyle
  • R. L. Ryall
  • V. R. Marshall

Abstract

It has recently been demonstrated that forcing urine through 0.22-μm Millipore filters (1) or by centrifugation (2) at accelerations as low as 1,500 x g results in the loss of substantial amounts of Tamm-Horsfall mucoprotein (THM).

Keywords

Total Protein Concentration Urine Specimen Particle Content Millipore Filter Physical Blocking 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. R. Doyle
    • 1
  • R. L. Ryall
    • 1
  • V. R. Marshall
    • 1
  1. 1.Urology Unit, Department of SurgeryFlinders Medical CenterBedford ParkSouth Australia

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