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FIGLU Test MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
FIGLU Test
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.625.300
E05.200.625.300
Unique ID
D005365
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005365
Scope Note
A urine test for formiminoglutamic acid, an intermediate metabolite in L-histidine catabolism in the conversion of L-histidine to L-glutamic acid. It may be an indicator of vitamin B12 or folic acid deficiency or liver disease.
Entry Term(s)
Formiminoglutamic Acid Test
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66(64)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
FIGLU Test Preferred
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