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Blood: biochemistry - sorbitol dehydrogenase

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Synonym(s): SDH Iditol dehydrogenase IDH


Overview

  • Sorbitol dehydrogenase is a hepatocyte cytosol enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of the polyhydric alcohol sorbitol to glucose. Clinically it is liver specific with inconsequentially small amounts found in the small intestine and kidney.

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • Standard enzymatic method.

Availability

  • Moderately widespread.
  • May be available at commercial laboratories, veterinary laboratories, diagnostic laboratories and/or university veterinary laboratories.

Validity

Sensitivity

  • High sensitivity.
  • Good indicator of hepatocellular damage.

Specificity

  • High specificity for liver.

Result Data

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