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Clinical chemistry test kit ST 0500
ammoniaplasma

clinical chemistry test kit
clinical chemistry test kit
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Characteristics

Applications
for clinical chemistry
Tested parameter
ammonia
Sample type
plasma

Description

The bulk of ammonia in the body is generated in the gastrointestinal system by action of bacterial enzymes on the contents of the colon and from hydrolysis of glutamine. It is removed in the liver and converted to urea through a series of enzymatic reactions in the Krebs-Henseleit cycle. Among other conditions, advanced liver disease and hepatic encephalopathy result in elevated levels of ammonia in blood. Hyperammonaemia is also common in inherited deficiencies of the enzymes involved in the conversion of ammonia to urea. The determination of ammonia is very useful in the diagnosis and prognosis of Reye’s Syndrome. Elevated blood ammonia exerts toxic effects on the central nervous system.

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