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All main topics / Bio Chemisty / Clinical Bio Chem / Biochem quiz 1
albumin/globulin ratio
norms, and diseases associated
Norm is greater than one. anything less than one is indicator of disease.

If liver malfunctions Alb goes down, but total unaffected.

Hyperproteinemia-lots of protein in blood stream
causes: dehydration (proportionate decrease in all fractions
or multiple myeloma-increases in one clone of Ig but alb does not change->low alb/glu

decrease protein in blood
alb/glb ratio decreased

decreased intake-malnutrition or malabsorption-=-> no change or decrease in ratio
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Author: skunz11
Main topic: Bio Chemisty
Topic: Clinical Bio Chem
Published: 02.03.2010




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