Disease Information for Melamine (Cyanuramide) Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Oliguria/Decreased urine output
Oliguria/sudden
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Clusters of cases in a short time
Exposure/Contaminated food supply
Exposure/Industrial/chemicals
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/China
Population Group
Child
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Event/Community clusters/family members also ill
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
URINE Isosthenuria/mid-range SPGR
TEST/Romer Labs Melamine Test Kit abnormal
URINE Specific gravity fixed/1.010
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
BUN/Blood urea nitrogen (Lab)
BUN/Creatinine ratio (Lab)
Creatinine, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute anuria/renal failure
Acute Renal Failure
Azotemia in Children
Bladder calculus/stone
Crystalluria
Infertility/sterility male
Isosthenuria syndrome
Kidney stone/Nephrolithiasis/Urolithiasis
Renal disease
Hematuria
Melamine (Cyanuramide) Toxicity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Renal concentration capacity defect
Process
PROCESS/Foul play/abuse/social ills (ex).
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Industrial reagent/Solvent
Definition

a commercial Trimer of Urea chemical used in plastics and fire retardants; increases apparent Nitrogen test of food products in fraudulent food additive practices; causes crystalluria, renal failure acutely and more chronic toxicity include bladder cancer, kidney stones, and fertility issues [Google Online Sources 2008]

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