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Journal December 2011 (Vol 33, Issue 12)

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Lactate Production and Measurement in Critically Ill Horses by Brett S. Tennent-Brown , BVSc, MS, DACVIM, DACVECC

1. Which statement regarding glycolysis is incorrect?
2. The conversion of pyruvate to lactate
3. Which of the following is a cause of type B hyperlactatemia?
4. Which statement is incorrect regarding the association between Na+/K+-ATPase activity and hyperlactatemia in sepsis?
5. Activity of the PDH complex is increased by
6. The arteriovenous difference in lactate concentration across normal lungs and the GI tract is usually close to zero. However, during disease, these tissues may become lactate producers. Which of the following is correct?
7. Which of the following statements is correct?
8. If the lactate concentration cannot be analyzed shortly after blood collection, blood samples should be stored in tubes containing
9. Which of the following is not expected to artifactually increase the measured blood lactate concentration?
10. Which statement best describes the performance of a commercial point-of-care lactate monitor that was assessed for use in adult horses under emergency conditions?
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