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 (prōt′n-o͝or′ē-ə, -yo͝or′-, prō′tē-no͝or′-, -nyo͝or′-)
The presence of excessive amounts of protein in the urine.
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(Pathology) med another name for albuminuria
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(ˌproʊ tiˈnʊər i ə, -ˈnyʊər-, -ti ə-)

excessive protein in the urine, as from kidney disease.
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Noun1.proteinuria - the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urineproteinuria - the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine; usually a symptom of kidney disorder
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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n. proteinuria, presencia de proteínas en la orina.
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However, Bence Jones proteinuria appears in almost all patients (5).
Monoclonal Bence Jones proteinuria in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
Dehydration, infection, hypercalcemia, and Bence Jones proteinuria, which are conditions very often associated with MM, should be considered the primary risk factors for the development of CI-AKI in myeloma [55].
Urinary electrophoresis showed 0.3 g/l proteinuria with Bence Jones proteinuria of 0.15 g/l.
The optimum urine collections for the detection and monitoring of Bence Jones proteinuria. Am J Clin Pathol.
In addition to a small or absent M-spike on serum protein electrophoresis, laboratory findings that differentiate IgD myeloma from the more common IgG and IgA myelomas include the presence of a [lambda] light chain predominance, as seen in our case, and higher rates of Bence Jones proteinuria (5, 7).
The dipstick test is relatively sensitive to albumin, but it is not sensitive enough to detect microalbuminuria and is not sensitive to many other proteins, especially Bence Jones proteinuria. Clinically, urinalysis is most often performed on random specimens, preferably the first morning voided specimen.