A urinalysis challenge: Answer 2b

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Oct 12, 2012
By dvm360.com staff

2 b. — Correct!

Dilution of glomerular filtrate (which has a specific gravity between 1.008 and 1.012) to this degree requires a sufficient population of functional nephrons (at least one-third in dogs) to remove solute from tubular filtrate in excess of water.

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