Sample Type: SERUM
Method: ION SELECTIVE ELECTRODE
Chloride is an important electrolyte, mineral that helps regulate the amount of water in the body and acid base balance. This test provides information about the chloride levels in blood. An urine chloride may also be requested to provide additional information about the kidney function to differentiate between various electrolyte or acid base disorders.
Test is performed on a blood sample. Avoid alcohol for at least a day before the test.