Negative Nitrogen Balance

by Cathy Parkes April 17, 2020

Negative Nitrogen Balance

A negative nitrogen balance indicates insufficient PROTEIN intake (due to illness, malnutrition, or aging).

It means the patient is using protein faster than it is being synthesized.


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