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Age-Dependent Curves of Matos et al to Identify Increased Urinary Oxalate to Creatinine and Urate to Creatinine Ratios in Pediatric Patients

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Nephrology
Clinical Laboratory

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Increased urinary excretion of oxalate or urate may be associated with increased risk of nephrolithiasis. Matos et al identified the upper limit of normal (at 95% level) urinary excretion of oxalate and urate relative to urinary creatinine. The authors are from Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV) and Lausanne University in Switzerland.

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