Evaluation of a commercial in-house test kit for the semi-quantitative assessment of microalbuminuria in cats.

@article{Mardell2006EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a commercial in-house test kit for the semi-quantitative assessment of microalbuminuria in cats.},
  author={Ellie J Mardell and Andrew H. Sparkes},
  journal={Journal of feline medicine and surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          269-78
        }
}
Proteinuria was assessed in 100 randomly selected sick cats and 22 healthy cats by means of the urine protein:creatinine ratio, a traditional urine "dipstick" and a commercial ELISA-based dipstick designed to detect microalbuminuria (MA) semi-quantitatively. In addition the repeatability and reproducibility of the MA test was assessed by comparing results of five replicate tests of 26 urine samples, interpreted by two different readers. Discrepancies existed in the replicate test result in 23… CONTINUE READING

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