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Table 1 Baseline plasma biochemistry

From: High dose intravenous iron, mineral homeostasis and intact FGF23 in normal and uremic rats

Plasma parameters Normal rats Uremic rats
n 45 54
FGF23, pg/mL 118 ± 10 1624 ± 136***
PTH, pg/mL 59 ± 11 1592 ± 194***
Ferritin, ng/mL 423 ± 78 698 ± 87*
Iron, μmol/L 16.3 ± 2.5 26.6 ± 4.0*
Transferrin, g/L 1.6 ± 0.1 1.4 ± 0.1
Creatinine, μmol/L 25.8 ± 0.5 76.9 ± 3.9***
Urea, mmol/L 7.6 ± 0.2 22.4 ± 0.9***
Ca2+, mmol/L 1.37 ± 0.01 1.09 ± 0.02***
P, mmol/L 1.80 ± 0.06 2.88 ± 0.11***
K, mmol/L 5.0 ± 0.1 5.4 ± 0.1**
Na, mmol/L 141 ± 0.2 141 ± 0.4
  1. Data are mean ± SEM. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.001; ***P < 0.0001 vs normal rats.
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