The 24-hour excretion of plasma proteins in the urine of apparently healthy subjects.

In 239 apparently healthy subjects the 24-h urinary excretion of albumin transferrin, haptoglobin, IgM, IgG, IgA, immunoglobulin-free lambda and kappa light chains, lysozyme, and beta-2-microglobulin was studied by means of an automated immunoprecipitin reaction. The 24-h excretion of the proteins showed a very uneven distribution. Albumin was excreted in… (More)