Clinical Chemistry


Learning Lab Advanced

Author information
Joe M. El-Khoury, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
Dr El-Khoury disclosed grant/research support from IDEXX

Learning objectives:

  • Describe urine macroscopic, microscopic, qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Describe quantitative assessment of total protein, albumin, bence-jones protein, myoglobin
  • Describe the biochemistry, physiologic characteristics, and analytical methods for commonly used biomarkers for chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury
  • Describe various measures of kidney function
  • Describe and compare measured and estimated glomerular filtration rate
  • Define, classify, and describe the chronic kidney disease and acute kidney injury