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What percentage of the glomeruli in both kidneys must be nonfunctional before serum chemistry changes indicate renal disease?
Which of the following substances is a by-product of muscle metabolism, produced at a consistant rate, adn filtered out by the renal glomeruli?
Which of the following substances used to evaluate kidney filtration and function is excreted by the kidneys and up to 40% reabsorbed by the tubules?
When referring to the alteration of bilirubin in the liver, the verb conjugated means
to join together
When performing urinalysis testing, the sample should be analyzed within _____ minutes or refrigeration is required.
For cytologic evaluation of urine, which of the following conditions should be observed?
the specimen should be centerfuged as soon as possible
In a healthy animal, deminished water intake or loss of water would result in ____ urine specific gravity.
EDTA plasma cannot be used for tesing ____ plasma levels because EDTA forms a complex with it.
The ability of hte renal tubules to concentrate or dilute a urine sample is assessed by what component of the urinalysis?
Leukocytes in the urine sediment and a positive nitrite reaction on the urinary colormetric strip give presumptive evidence that the patient may have a
Aged urine samples left at room temperature and exposed to UV light may cause a false negative result in which of the following biochemical tests?
Which of the following statements regarding creatinine is false?
it is a less reliable indicator of renal function than BUN
Kidney disease results in accumulation of metabolic waste in the blood, a condition known as
Ammonia is metabolized by the liver and eliminated by the kidneys. Levels of which metabolic by-product of ammonia are measured to assess kidney function?
How would you expect the specific gravity of dilute, colorless urine to compare with that of dark yellow urine?
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