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Table 5 Profile of cohort a subjects with idRTA

From: Relationship between rickets and incomplete distal renal tubular acidosis in children

  Pre Ammonium chloride loading test Post Ammonium chloride loading test and intervention with shohls solution
  Diagnosis 3 months 6 months 3 months 6 months p
Mean age (yrs) 4.95 ± 0.36      
Mean wt (kg) 7.62      
Mean serum calcium (mmol/L) 2.15 1.90 1.80 2.37 2.48 P < 0.01
Mean serum phosphate (mmol/L) 1.36 1.46 1.49 1.42 1.21 P < 0.01
Mean plasma alkaline phosphatase (U/L) 925 1250 1234 810 660 P < 0.01
Mean plasma bicarbonate
(mmol/L)
20 19 19 23 24 P < 0.01
Radiography Florid rickets   No improvement   Healing Zone of calcification seen.