What is the link between BUN and urea?

What is the link between BUN and urea?

In this video, Dr. Sunil Dargar, MBBS, MD, Pathologist, New Delhi, discusses the relationship between BUN and urea. Urea is a protein waste metabolite with nitrogenous molecule are attached. In urea, the percentage of blood urea nitrogen (BUN) is approximately 48%. If the blood reports shows blood urea is 40, then BUN will be approximately 19-20. Both expresses almost the same thing, as few countries use blood urea or BUN as an expression but few other countries use blood urea as an expression.

Dr. Sunil Dargar

MBBS, MD - Pathology & Microbiology. Has 38 years of experience. Pathologist in Jasola, Delhi and has an experience of 38 years in this field. Practices at Delhi ENT Multispecialty Hospital and Research Centre in Jasola, Delhi. Completed MBBS from Nagpur University in 1980 and MD - Pathology & Microbiology from Nagpur University in 1983. A member of Delhi Medical Council.

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