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    Cow's Milk Protein Allergy Conditions

    Cow's Milk Protein Allergy, What is cow's milk protein allergy? Cow's milk protein allergy is an allergic condition which is triggered by drinking cow's m...

    Cow's Milk Protein Allergy Professional

    Cow's Milk Protein Allergy, Exclusive breast-feeding may also protect babies from developing an allergy to cow's milk protein after they are weaned [ 4 ] . There are a num...

    Protein-losing Enteropathy Professional

    Protein-losing Enteropathy, Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) is a rare condition characterised by a loss of serum protein into the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, resulting i...

    Protein C Deficiency Professional

    Protein C Deficiency, Protein C is one of the major inhibitors of the coagulation system. Protein C deficiency is associated with an increased risk of venous thrombosis. [...

    Protein S Deficiency Professional

    Protein S Deficiency, Protein S is a vitamin K-dependent anticoagulant protein. The mechanism of protein S has been one of the least understood amongst the vitami...

    Acute-phase Proteins, CRP, ESR and Viscosity Professional

    Acute-phase Proteins, CRP, ESR and Viscosity, Acute-phase proteins are proteins whose levels fluctuate in response to tissue injury - eg, trauma, myocardial infarction, ac...

    Blood Tests to Detect Inflammation Conditions

    Inflammation and blood proteins If you have inflammation in a part of your body then extra protein is often released from the site of inflammation and circulates in the bloodstrea...

    Thrombophilia Professional

    Factor V Leiden , prothrombin 20210G>A, and deficiencies of antithrombin, protein C and protein S increase the risk of a first VTE. However, an individual's risk is det...

    Nephrotic Syndrome Conditions

    The levels of protein and albumin (a type of protein) can also be measured with blood tests. Urine can be tested for blood and protein with a 'dipstick' in clinic, or an e...

    IgA Nephropathy (Berger's Disease) Conditions

    IgA nephropathy is a condition in which a protein causes damage to the kidneys. The protein is called immunoglobulin A or IgA. Nephropathy means an illness that damages the kidney.

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    Glomerulonephritis Conditions

    Also, urine may sometimes appear frothy when you go to the toilet if there is excess protein. As protein is lost in the urine, this leads to low levels of protein in the ...

    Orthostatic Proteinuria Professional

    Quantifying proteinuria: 24-hour urine collection for protein, creatinine clearance and differential urinary protein are the best method. The 24-hour collection should be split into ...

    Gastrointestinal Malabsorption Conditions

    Prolonged intestinal malabsorption may cause problems because of a lack of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals and vitamins that are essential to keep you healthy. The treatment will d...

    Antibody and Antigen Tests Conditions

    In these conditions you make antibodies to normal proteins or structures in a part of your body. The immune system 'mistakes' a protein in your body and treats it as a foreig...

    Paraproteinaemia Professional

    Investigations The differentiation of benign paraproteinaemia from neoplastic states is based on the absence of bone marrow disease, a relatively low and constant concentration of serum paraprotein...

    Urine Dipstick Test - Results Conditions

    Will always need to be confirmed by sending the sample for a full laboratory test, as the dipstick test can be positive when there's nothing wrong. Protein Protein ...

    Globulins Professional

    Globulins have multiple different functions; the group includes immunoglobulins, enzymes, carrier proteins and complement. There are four groups of globulins. Serum protein electr...

    Abnormal Liver Function Tests Conditions

    Glucose, made and released into the blood from glycogen, proteins and fats. Many essential proteins and amino acids (building blocks of proteins).  Many of the cl...

    High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy Conditions

    At first, they may not have any protein in their urine on testing. However, they may later develop protein in their urine and so be diagnosed with pre-eclampsia (see below).

    Cachexia Professional

    Myofibrillar proteins are degraded and there is also reduced protein synthesis. Endocrine factors are thought to play a regulatory role. [ 6 ] Adipose tissue cells (adipocytes) h...

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