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reference method for the determination of potassium in serum

reference method for the determination of potassium in serum

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Rance A. Velapoldi... [et al...].
SeriesNBS Special publications -- 260-263, Standard Reference materials
ContributionsVelapoldi, Rance A., National Bureau of Standards.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18887369M

You may also feel some throbbing at the site after the blood is drawn. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Use glass or polystyrene cuvettes to read the absorbances at nm. If the concentration can't be estimated it is advisable to prepare a range of dilutions spanning an order of magnitude.

If the reference group used to establish the reference range can be assumed to be representative of the individual person in a healthy state, then a test result from that individual that turns out to be lower or higher than the reference range can be interpreted as that there is less than 2. The sample was filtered through a Whatman No. Other detection techniques which involve smaller instruments such as ion-selective electrode [ 1920 ] and turbidimetry [ 21 ] with FIA, also developed, but their selectivities are rather limited. If the concentration can't be estimated it is advisable to prepare a range of dilutions spanning an order of magnitude. Ideally, there should rather be an estimation of what is the optimal value for every individual, when taking all significant factors of that individual into account - a task that may be hard to achieve by studies, but long clinical experience by a physician may make this method preferable to using reference ranges.

Randomized Clinical Trials By randomly allocating subjects to the nutrient exposure of interest, clinical trials eliminate the confounding that may be introduced in observational studies by self-selection. However, the modified Lowry is done entirely at room temperature. CrossRef Google Scholar 4. In recent surveys, the median intake of potassium by adults in the United States was approximately 2. For many years it has been hypothesized that the modern Western diet could induce a low-grade metabolic acidosis that in turn could induce bone demineralization, osteoporosis, and kidney stones Barzel, ; Barzel and Jowsey, ; Lemann et al.


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Reference method for the determination of potassium in serum book

Determinants such as age, diet, etc. Glass or polystyrene cheap cuvettes may be used. Since many reactions occur in concrete, some reactions are not desirable, especially the alkali-silica reaction ASR. Bimodal distribution In case of a bimodal distribution seen at rightit is useful to find out why this is the case.

There is included an automated diluter that permits to prepare in an easy and precise way the samples and calibrations needed for the analysis of Na, K ion. Data analysis Data was recorded in a proforma and managed on an excel sheet.

Common drugs that can substantially impair potassium excretion are angiotensin converting enzyme ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers ARBand potassium-sparing diuretics. Abstract Aim: The aim of our study was to do an agreement analysis of two different laboratory methods used to measure electrolytes i.

Simon, Clin. Using the same probabilities that the hypercalcemia would have occurred in the first place by the other candidate conditions, the probability that hypercalcemia would have occurred in the first place is 0.

Complete collections of nutrient losses through urine and feces are possible, as are recurring sampling of biological materials such as blood. An optical system produces light by the combustion of the elements in the vaporized solution conducted through appropriate filters to impinge upon a photoelectric cell which activates a galvanometer.

Amplification gain could be set by adjusting selector switch SW to select a suitable amplification resistor R2. Add microliters 0. Preview Unable to display preview.

The resultant adverse clinical consequences are possibly increased bone demineralization and increased risk of calcium-containing kidney stones. Waugh WH. You may feel a sting or the prick of the needle. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. These normal reduced values, however, reflect a state of low-grade metabolic acidosis.

Then 20 mL of water and 5 mL of concentrated hydrochloric acid were consecutively added, followed by adding water to the mark of 50 mL. Google Scholar 3. Hypercalcemia usually defined as a calcium level above the reference range is mostly caused by either primary hyperparathyroidism or malignancy, [10] and therefore, it is reasonable to include these in the differential diagnosis.

Briefly, sample was weighed accurately to 1. The only plant food group that consistently yields noncarbonic acid precursors in excess Page Share Cite Suggested Citation:"5 Potassium.

Potassium is important to heart function. The potassium and sodium concentrations of the sample can then be determined from these potentials using the Nernst equation. Normal Results The normal range is 3.

Accordingly, humans evolved to excrete large loads of bicarbonate and potassium, not the large net acid loads chronically generated by the current Western dietary patterns. ASR is the neutralization reaction between alkaline cement paste and reactive noncrystalline amorphous silica, which is found in many common aggregates.

It is a routinely used reference method, working on emission photometric principle. Because the demonstrated effects of potassium often depend on the accompanying anion and because it is difficult to separate the effects of potassium from the effects of its accompanying anion, this report primarily focuses on research pertaining to nonchloride forms of potassium—the forms found naturally in fruits, vegetables, and other potassium-rich foods.Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.

A Reference method for the determination of potassium in serum

Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: mL) Storage/Transport Temperature Refrigerated. Unacceptable Conditions Urine (refer to Potassium, Urine, ARUP test code ).

Specimens collected in citrate, EDTA, potassium oxalate, or sodium fluoride. FOOD COMPOSITION AND ADDITIVES Kjeldahl Nitrogen Analysis as a Reference Method for Protein Determination in Dairy Products LYNCH &BARBANO:JOURNAL OF AOAC INTERNATIONAL VOL.

82, NO. 6, JOANNA M. LYNCH and DAVID M. BARBANO Cornell University, Department of Food Science, Northeast Dairy Foods Research Center, Ithaca, NY Thermostated flow through electrodes and semi-automated calibration facilities have made the determination of sodium, potassium and ionized calcium as easy as modern blood gas analysis.

ISEs for sodium and potassium ions may be used in two different ways, namely in undiluted and diluted sylvaindez.com: Anton H. J. Maas, Ron Sprokholt. One exception is use of an improper reference range.

Serum potassium concentrations are approximately mEq/L ( mmol/L) higher than plasma ranges, presumably due to release of potassium during the clotting process. Therefore, use of the plasma reference range for a serum sample could result in pseudohyperkalemia. TABLE.

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JONES2 1 Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Veterinary Laboratory, Eskgrove, Lasswade.