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Is there a relationship between the type of nitrogenous waste produced (ammonia, urea, or uric acid) by an organism and their habitat?
What they eat: he metabolism of these items is determined by intake and not much by the environment per se. ...Read more
Accuracy of test: This urea breath test is for detecting h.Pylori, a bacterium, that can cause peptic ulcer disease.Helicobacter pylori lives in the stomach and breaks down urea.This natural substance found in normal humans.Capsule is swallowed with urea attached to radiactive label c14. After 15 min. Breath into balloon which is analized to determine presence of bacteria. Food and certain medications interfere. ...Read more
Simple to perform: Urea breath test is easy and simple to perform.You are asked to collect sampme of your breath before the test start either blowing into a balloon or blowingbubbles into a bottle containing liquid.Then you are given dose of ures labeled with radioactive c14 or non radioactvec13.The samples are collected after giving the urea. ...Read more