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Sample Type: SERUM
Method: ION SELECTIVE ELECTRODE
Around 90% of carbon dioxide absorbed is present in the blood in the form of bicarbonate. Alterations of bicarbonate levels in blood are characteristic of acid base imbalances. Together with Ph measurement and other electrolytes like sodium and potassium, bicarbonate measurements help in the diagnosis and treatment of acid-base and electrolyte disorders.
Test is performed on a blood sample. No preparation is needed. Inform your doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, nutritional supplements, herbal or ayurvedic preparations, and homeopathic medicines you are taking