pepsinogen


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pepsinogen

[pep′sin·ə·jən]
(biochemistry)
The precursor of pepsin, found in the stomach mucosa.
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Median (IQR) pepsinogen 1:2 ratio was lower in current smokers (cases and controls combined, as few controls were smokers) than in non-smokers (1.
Most of the cases of adenocarcinoma were found to be associated with gastric atrophy as evidenced by the low pepsinogen 1:2 ratios, and to be of the intestinal type that is more influenced by environmental factors.
19] Atrophy, as assessed by serum pepsinogen 1:2 ratio, [20] was strongly associated with cancer, which is consistent with previous work.
Serum pepsinogen and Helicobacter pylori infection - a Japanese population study.
Each of the 3 validation batches contained a 7-point standard curve with pepsinogen calibrants at 4.
We investigated dilution linearity using a 744 pmol/L (30 [micro]g/L) pepsinogen spike in saliva.
0 [micro]g/L) pepsinogen spike was investigated at room temperature and at approximately 4 [degrees]C for 1, 2, 4, and 8 h.
Advantages of serum pepsinogen A combined with gastrin or pepsinogen C as first-line analytes in the evaluation of suspected cobalamin deficiency: a study in patients previously not subjected to gastrointestinal surgery.
a) Frequency Diagnostic Procedure of use utility Cost Blood cell counts (CBC) High Low Low Serum cobalamin High Medium Medium Urine MMA Low High Moderate Serum MMA Low High Moderate Serum homocysteine Medium High Moderate Anti-parietal cell antibody Low Medium Medium Anti-intrinsic factor antibody Low High Medium Serum gastrin Low Moderate Medium Schilling test Low Moderate High Neutrophil lobe count Rare Medium Medium Serum pepsinogen Rare Moderate Moderate Bone marrow examination Low Medium High (a) Tests below the line are rarely used and seldom necessary.
Several clinical samples were used to examine the presence of pepsinogen C.
Preparation of pepsinogen C monoclonal and polyclonal Abs.
Coating of microtiter plates with pepsinogen C mAbs.