phosphate test

phosphate (PO4) test

a blood test used to detect hyperphosphatemia and hypophosphatemia. Abnormal phosphate levels are associated with renal failure, acromegaly, hyperparathyroidism or hypoparathyroidism, liver disease, advanced lymphoma or myeloma, hemolytic anemia, hypercalcemia, chronic alcoholism, vitamin D deficiency, diabetic acidosis, hyperinsulinism, and sepsis, among other conditions.
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Bolland MDA, Gilkes RJ, Allen DG (1988a) The residual value of superphosphate and rock phosphates for lateritic soils and its evaluation using three soil phosphate tests.
Bolland MDA, Gilkes RJ, Allen DG (1988) The residual value of superphosphate and rock phosphate for lateritic soils and its evaluation using three soil phosphate tests.
Effects of phosphate buffer capacity on yield response curvature and fertilizer requirements of wheat in relation to soil phosphate tests.