Addis-Shevky concentration test
A test of the capacity of the kidney to produce urine of high specific gravity following 24 hours of a diet poor in liquid.
- T. Addis and M. C. Shevky:
A test of the capacity of the kidney to produce a urine of high specific gravity.
Archives of Internal Medicine, Chicago, 1922, 30: 559-662
- M. C. Shevky:
The number of formed elements in urinary sediment of normal individuals.
Journal of Clinical investigation, New York, 1926, 409-415.
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