Screening for hypercalciuria.

Reference values for the urinary calcium/creatinine ratio (Ca/Cr ratio) in the first morning urine were established in 361 healthy children aged 5 to 15 years, on unrestricted diets. The urinary Ca/Cr ratio in the urine upon arising was independent of sex but dependent upon age. The measurement of the urinary Ca/Cr ratio in the urine upon arising while on… CONTINUE READING