Blood may occur in urine as a result of extensive burns, crushing injuries, hemolytic anemia, or blood transfusion reactions.


3-8 mg/24 hr

Values increase in Cushing's syndrome and decrease in Addison's disease.


850 osmol/kg

Values increase in hepatic cirrhosis, congestive heart failure, and Addison's disease. They decrease in hypokalemia, hypercalcemia, and diabetes insipidus.


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