MetHb


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
AcronymDefinition
MetHbMethemoglobin
References in periodicals archive ?
Demographic, clinic and laboratory characteristics of the patients with methemoglobinemia Birth Postnatal Gender Complaints Hb MetHb Weight age (day) (gr/dL) (%) (g) Case 4000 45 Male Cyanosis 10.
Their blood was tested for MetHb level and results revealed MetHb range from 0.
In 1961, Schmitz described a possible relationship between high maternal MetHb levels and spontaneous abortion.
The alteration of the amino acid sequence predisposes the hemoglobin to oxidant stresses, thereby increasing the metHb concentration.
WHAT MECHANISMS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INCREASES IN MetHb, AND DO INCREASED CONCENTRATIONS INTERFERE WITH CO-OXIMETRY MEASUREMENTS OF COHb?
Lower NADH-dependent MetHb reductase activity (the enzyme that converts MetHb to Hb).
When an appreciable amount of COHb or MetHb was present, however, S[O.
The co-oximetry module offers five hemoglobin tests--tHb, O2Hb, COHb, MetHb and HHb--to assist in the assessment of medical emergencies including hypoxia, burns, sepsis, poisoning, acute respiratory distress syndrome, multiple organ failure, septic shock, blood loss, toxicology screening, and postop recovery from surgery.
The patient was admitted to the medical intensive care unit, treated with 100% oxygen through a rebreather face mask, and started on antibiotics (azithromycin and ceftriaxone) with diagnoses of pneumonia and carbon monoxide poisoning after confirmation from the chemistry laboratory that the MetHb and COHb results were not mistranscribed or reversed.
Methode Class A and Class B common stock in the regular way market, under the ticker symbols METHA and METHB, include the entitlement to the Stratos distribution.
Because the HemoCue analyzer (1-11) uses a mutarose-glucose dehydrogenase enzyme system to produce a colored formazan, which is then quantified photometrically, the possibility of spectral interference by MetHb with the HemoCue analyzer was raised and investigated as follows.