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What does BUN stand for?

BUN stands for Blood Urea Nitrogen

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The effect of TA supplementation on levels of selected hormones, red blood cells (RBCs), haemoglobin (HGB), blood urea nitrogen (BUN) and creatine kinase (CK) were assessed with resting, fasting, blood samples taken at baseline, and repeated at weeks 3 and 5.
The Piccolo MetLyte Plus CRP Reagent Disc, used with the Piccolo xpress chemistry analyzer, is intended to be used for the in vitro quantitative determination of C-reactive protein, chloride, creatine kinase, creatinine, glucose, potassium, sodium, total carbon dioxide and blood urea nitrogen (BUN) in heparinized whole blood, heparinized plasma, or serum in a - clinical laboratory setting.
The blood urea nitrogen (BUN) will increase and hematocrit will decrease if your patient has gastrointestinal bleeding.
The patients were questioned on a scale of spirituality behaviours and attitudes, and their responses were correlated to dialysis-related blood levels, including blood urea nitrogen (BUN), lymphocytes, albumin, phosphorus, parathyroid hormone (PTH), and urea reduction ratio.