|ID:309 ||Bicarbonate||Search Links: General Info : Protocols : Patient Info|
|Description||Part of extended U&E|
|Indication||Assessment of acid base status.
|Additional Info||Please note: this test should not be added on to any specimen (decapped samples may lose up to 6 mmol/L in 1 hour)|
|Interpretation||Decreased in metabolic acidosis (e.g. DKA) and respiratory alkalosis (overbreathing). Raised in compensated respiratory acidosis and metabolic alkalosis.|
|Ref. Range (Male)||22 - 29 (> 16 yrs)|
|Ref. Range (Female)||22 - 29 (> 16 yrs)|
|Ref. Range (Paed)|| 19 - 28 (0 - 16 yrs)|
|Ref. Range Notes||
|IP Acute TAT||Refer to Website|
|IP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
|GP Acute TAT||- Contact Laboratory|
|GP Routine TAT||Refer to Website|
Originally edited by : . Last edited on 04/11/2015 11:26:14. Published By Sylvia Bennett on 04/11/2014 11:26:14.