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Quiz 12a Renal
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Board Review Question: The degree to which the kidney concentrates the glomerular filtrate can be determined by
urine to serum osmolality ratio
Board Review Question: A serum sample demonstrates an elevated result when tested with the Jaffe reaction. This indicates
renal function impairment
Board Review Question: A 45-yr old male of average height and weight was admitted to the hospital for renal function studies. He had the following lab results:
urine creatinine = 120mg/dL
serum creatinine= 1.5 mg/dL
total urine volume in 24 hours = 1800 mL
Calculate the creatinine clearance in mL/min
Board Review Question: A patient with glomerulonephritis would present the following serum results;
Board Review Question: In monitoring glomerular filtration function, which of the following tests has the highest sensitivity?
Which of the following is false of BUN?
It is constantly reabsorbed by the tubule.
Uric acid is the product of the
Breakdown of purine bases.
Nephrotic syndrome is characterized by
Excretion of low molecular weight proteins.
Which of the following is true regarding urine pH in renal tubular acidosis?
Urine pH is inappropriately high for the acidosis observed.
Which of the following urine crystals have clinical significance?
What is the function of erythropoietin?
Production of red cells
Creatinine reacts with strong alkaline picrate to form a yellow-red compound. This reaction is:
An elevated BUN usually indicates:
Urea/BUN is produced from:
The catabolism of proteins and amino acids.
What is the functional unit of the kidney?
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