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Research & Reviews 49 results
Jul 13th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies A serum glucose or fingerstick glucose test is indicated. Patients with liver disease due to alcoholism have reduced glycogen stores, and ethanol impairs gluconeogenesis. As a consequence, these patients are susceptible to hypog...
Journal of Medical Toxicology : Official Journal of the A... de Landsheere F, Saint-Marcoux F et. al.
Jan 20th, 2022 - Severe metabolic acidosis with elevated anion and osmol gap is suggestive of toxic alcohol ingestion. The absence of detectable methanol or ethylene glycol in the serum could mean that metabolism is complete or that other hypotheses have to be con...
Journal of Clinical Pathology; Gwiti P, Davidson F et. al.
Jan 5th, 2022 - To examine the value of vitreous beta-hydroxybutyrate and serum acetone in the investigation of sudden unexpected death. Coroners' autopsy reports from a provincial UK city, with a population of approximately 900 000, over a 24-month period with s...
Nov 3rd, 2021 - Reference Range Acetoacetate, beta-hydroxybutyrate, and acetone are ketone bodies. In carbohydrate-deficient states, fatty-acid metabolism spurs acetoacetate accumulation. The reduction of acetoacetate in the mitochondria results in beta-hydroxybu...
Nov 3rd, 2021 - Acetoacetate, beta-hydroxybutyrate, and acetone are ketone bodies. In carbohydrate-deficient states, fatty-acid metabolism spurs acetoacetate accumulation. The reduction of acetoacetate in the mitochondria results in beta-hydroxybutyrate productio...
News 1 results
Nov 15th, 2012 - Metabolic Acidosis Acidosis, usually due to high levels of lactate, stimulates respiratory drive to try and balance pH. Sepsis is the most important cause of acidosis.