HCO3 (Bicarbonate)

Sample: Blood, Serum (Immediately measured )

Schedule: Daily

Units: mmo/L

Range: 1,1 - 1,5

Remarks: HCO3 test is useless if test is not done immediately after blood is taken. The test is used as part of acid-base and electrolyte balance status. HCO3 is increased in metabolic alkalosis and decreased in metabolic acidosis (with respective compensated respiratory acidosis and alkalosis).


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