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Research & Reviews 31 results
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...
The American Journal of Emergency Medicine; Liu J, Li X et. al.
Sep 4th, 2021 - Alcoholic ketoacidosis (AKA) lacks specific clinical presentation. The results of blood testing commonly show hemoconcentration, elevated β-hydroxybutyrate levels, and acidosis in patients with AKA. Herein, we report a case of AKA accompanied by h...
BMJ Case Reports; Thompson R, Peng L et. al.
Aug 21st, 2021 - Diagnosing uncommon diseases in individuals with underlying medical conditions can be challenging. Cognitive bias can lead to delayed or missed disease management. We present a case of Shiga-toxin mediated hemolytic uremic syndrome (ST-HUS) in a 4...
Forensic Science International; Ahlström S, Thiblin I et. al.
Jun 19th, 2021 - Post-mortem biochemistry, including the analysis of beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB), is increasingly employed in forensic medicine, especially in conditions such as diabetes and chronic alcoholism. However, not much is known about the associations betw...
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.