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What is the use of diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid?

What is the use of diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid?

Diethylenetriamine penta-acetic acid (DTPA) is a chelating agent that has been used in radiolabeled form as a tracer. It has been used in the following combinations: DTPA: to assess iron body stores [1–3];

What is EDTA and DTPA?

Aminopolycarboxylic acids, e.g. ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) and diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid (DTPA), are widely used in industry, detergents, foods and agriculture. The industrial applications include metal, textile, leather, rubber, pharmaceutical, food and polymer production among others.

What does DTPA stand for?


Abbreviation Description
DT diphtheria-tetanus vaccine
dT diphtheria-tetanus vaccine for use in adults
DTPa diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine
dTpa diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis vaccine, reduced antigen content formulation

Is DTPA soluble in water?

Solubility: It is soluble in water (4,8 g/l at 25 °C), but not readily soluble in ethanol or apolar solvents.

What is Fe DTPA?

Description. DTPA (diethylene triamine pentaacetic acid complex) forms a stronger complex with iron than the similar EDTA. The Fe DTPA complex is stable in a pH range of 4-7. More and more, Fe DTPA is seen as the standard source of iron for the fertigation.

What is DMSA scan kidney?

A DMSA renal scan is a diagnostic imaging exam that evaluates the function, size, shape, and position of the kidneys and detects scarring caused by frequent infections. Technetium-99m DSMA (dimercapto succinic acid) is a radioisotope that is injected into your child’s veins through an IV prior to the scan.

What should I do if I am allergic to diethylene triamine Penta-acetic acid?

If you are allergic to diethylene triamine penta- acetic acid; any part of diethylene triamine penta- acetic acid; or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.

What is the generic name for diethylene triamine Penta-acetic acid?

Generic Name: Diethylene Triamine Penta-Acetic Acid (dye ETH i leen TRYE a meen PEN ta a SEE tik AS id) Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 9, 2019.

What is pentetic acid used for in radiology?

Pentetic Acid is an edetate and a chelating agent used in preparing radiopharmaceuticals. Pentetic acid (DTPA) has strong affinity for iron but also shows affinities for other heavy metals, thereby is used in the treatment of iron -storage disease and poisoning from heavy and radioactive metals.