IJST volume 13, issue 07, P832-839 2020 DOI: 10.17485/ijst/2020/v13i07/149871 View full text
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Santosh Kumar

Abstract: Background: Citrate is filtered by the glomeruli and reabsorbed in tubular cells in kidney. Through this study, we have tried to explore citrate as a diagnostic tool for IgA nephropathy. Methods: We recruited 35 IgA nephropathy (IgAN) patients and 15 healthy controls (HC). 30 ml urine sample collected from each study participant. Solid phase extraction method used for urine purification. Liquid chromatography attached with mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) used for the citrate concentration determination. Logistic …

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