Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA)  Type 1 

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Description

Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis (RTA)  Type 1 



Totally scuppers the kidney's acidification mechanism. Will be much easier to diagnosis with direct urine ammonium assay. 



What is it 

Failure to acidify urine in distal tubular 

Consequent impaired NH4+ secretion 

Cannot lower pH <5.5 



- Dr. John Booth https://twitter.com/ThePeanutKidney



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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