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Birmingham Medical Research Expeditionary Society 1977 Expedition: serum and urine proteins during a high altitude trek.
  1. A. R. Bradwell

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    Serum and urine proteins were measured daily in 17 subjects undertaking a typical high altitude Himalayan trek. Marked changes occurred in a variety of serum proteins as a result of plasma volume alterations and 'stress'. There was only a sporadic increase in proteinuria. None of the changes was related to the development of acute mountain sickness.

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