Microalbuminuria in Perspectives

  • Carl Erik Mogensen


The development of immuno-assays (including radio-immuno-assays) in the beginning of the 1960s allowed measurement of previously undetectable amounts of albumin in the urine [1], [2]. Initially procedures were complicated, slow, and in general expensive. However, there has been a rapid development in this area, so by now easy, quick and clinically readily applicable procedures are available for routine use in daily diabetes care as well as elsewhere [2]–[7].


Diabetic Nephropathy Albumin Excretion Rate Diabetic Kidney Disease United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study Heart Outcome Prevention Evaluation 
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  • Carl Erik Mogensen
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  1. 1.Aarhus KommunehospitalAarhus CDenmark

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