Acidosis and hypercalciuria: renal mechanisms affecting calcium, magnesium and sodium excretion in the sheep.

1. Observations were made on the excretion of calcium and magnesium by the sheep's kidney following manipulation of the acid-base status.2. Intravascular administration of a synthetic solution resembling saliva abolished the naturally occurring acidosis in sheep during feeding, and it also prevented the normal onset of post-prandial hypercalciuria and… (More)