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Alpha-1 Microglobulin (α1-MG)

Evaluate your kidney function to detect renal tubular disorders

  • 15 min
  • 40 British pounds
  • 305 Neasden Lane, London NW10 1QR, UK

Service Description

Biomarker: α1-MG Sample: URINE Results: 2 HRS Phlebotomy fee: £0.00 α1-MG (also known as protein heavy chain, HC) is a small protein that is produced by the liver and is found in the blood and urine. It plays a role in regulating the immune system and has antioxidant properties. Some possible causes of elevated levels of α1-MG in urine may include: -- Kidney damage or dysfunction -- Acute kidney injury (AKI) -- Urinary tract obstruction -- Chronic kidney disease (CKD) -- Pregnancy Some possible causes of low α1-MG in urine include: -- Increased reabsorption by the kidneys -- Proteinuria, the presence of abnormal amounts of protein in urine -- Malnutrition or low protein intake Certain medications may affect α1-MG level in urine.

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Contact Details

  • 305 Neasden Lane, London NW10 1QR, UK

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