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ID:187 Sodium
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DescriptionPart of U&E profile - used at all hospital sites.
IndicationMonitor water and electrolyte balance.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

InterpretationCritical laboratory action limits <120 mmol/L and >160 mmol/L

Ref. Range (Male)133 - 146
Ref. Range (Female)133 - 146
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
Unitsmmol/L

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GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
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Turnround CommentMinimum retest interval = 12 hours
Originally edited by : NJ. Last edited on 21/06/2017 11:49:21. Published By Sylvia Bennett on 21/06/2016 11:49:21.