hypoalbuminemia

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hypoalbuminemia

[¦hī·pō·al‚byü·mə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally low levels of albumin in the blood.
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On performing univariate logistic regression on all clinical and baseline laboratory parameters; age >35 yr, site of TB, disease severity on chest radiograph, MAC >20 cm, low baseline total serum proteins and hypoalbuminaemia (albumin <3.
Q MY sister died in hospital and her death certificate listed hypoalbuminaemia as one of the causes.
We think Toraem will prevent the progression to iron injections, thereby lowering treatment costs and morbidity while at the same time aiding in the prevention of hypoalbuminaemia," said Gary Moore, Western's president.
Hypoalbuminaemia was defined as a serum albumin <30 g/l.
White blood cell counts of 20,000 or greater and hypoalbuminaemia of 3.
The most accurate evidence of malnutrition in an elderly patient is hypocholesterolaemia and hypoalbuminaemia (33,34).
Pharmacokinetics play an especially important role in the critically ill patient in whom the volume of distribution may increase, augmented renal clearance may be present, and hypoalbuminaemia may alter the ratio of bound v.
NS is a clinical syndrome consisting of oedema, 3+ proteinuria on urine dipstick test, hypoalbuminaemia < 25 g/l, with or without accompanying hyperlipidaemia.
Low birth weight related to maternal hypoalbuminaemia is an associated problem (7).
Hypoalbuminaemia, parathyroid disorders, respiratory alkalosis and dietary deficiency can cause hypocalcaemia(1).
In conclusion, male gender, presence of axillary lymphadenopathy, anaemia, hypoalbuminaemia, and reduced triceps skinfold thickness were associated with the presence of underlying HIV co-infection among patients with TB presenting to hospital setting.
Albumin level is of particular relevance for highly protein-bound antibiotics such as teicoplanin (90-95% bound), especially in critically ill patients in whom hypoalbuminaemia frequently occurs.