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what is the most abundant electrolyte found in blood plasma

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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Wow: Big question: many konds of proteins along with sodium, potassium, and chloride mostly.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Yes: Blood test for electrolyte is a common lab test.
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Blood values: Yes, the only way you can test for electrolyte levels in the one's blood is by drawing it and sending it to the lab for analysis to what they are.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Liu
Dr. David Liu answered
19 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No, you need bmp/cmp: A complete blood count will show indices related to your white and red blood counts, as well as your platelets. It will not show any information rela ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Blood test: Typically an electrolyte panel includes tests for carbon dioxide, Sodium, Potassium and chloride. However, if a BMP or CMP was ordered, it should incl ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Accurate: However, occasional errors happen rarely. All labs undergo rigorous validation/inspection by a specialized agency called clia to be licensed. All labs ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
No: These tests help to determine kidney function, degree of hydration.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Don't fully: Understand your question, but electrolytes and hormones are totally different and would be ordered separately -- so one can't check the other. Both se ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
Baseline: Prior to initiation of medicine, we like to confirm that kidney function and electrolytes (sodium, chloride and potassium) are normal. Some of the me ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: Renal panel contains a number of tests and BUN and electrolytes are part of that panel. See this site for a complete list of the component tests of re ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Often mysterious: Nobody really knows why this happens. I suspect that it's due to a minor nerve injury, with the denervated motor end plates extra sensitive to acetylc ... Read More

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