Chronic Renal Failure - Blood Picture
Dr Ira Shah
Consultant Pediatrician, B.J.Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, India
First Created: 01/11/2001 

Introduction

Elevation of urea, creatinine, and uric acid are seen in renal failure. Ca+ is usually low but may be elevated due to secondary hyperparathyroidism. Electrolyte levels depend upon renal function, salt and water intake, and the use of diuretics. Na+ will be low if water intake exceeds excretion. K+ may rise because of acidosis & the use of antidiuretic drugs (spironolactone & triamterene). Alkaline phosphatase is marginally raised.


BIOCHEMICAL TEST NORMAL RANGE PATIENT VALUES
LOW NORMAL HIGH
TOTAL PROTEIN6-8 Gm/dl   *  
ALBUMIN 3.5-5.0 Gm/dl   *  
A/G RATIO 0.9-2.0   *  
ALK. PHOSPHATASE A-15-65 IU/L 
C-70-150 IU/L
  *
CALCIUM
A-8.5-10.5 mg/dl 
C-9.5-11.0 mg /dl
*  
PHOSPHORUS
A-2.5-4.5 mg/dl
C-2.5-5.5 mg/dl
   *
BLOOD UREA15-45 mg/dl  *
S. CREATININE0.5-1.5 mg/dl  *
S.URIC ACID2.1-7.4 mg/dl  *
SODIUM
137-148 mEq/L*  
POTASSIUM
3.5-5.6 mEq/L  *
CHLORIDES99-108 mEq/L*  
BICARBONATE23.7-31.4 mEq/L*  
 A-Adult. C-Child,   

These normal laboratory values may slightly vary from laboratory to laboratory. Please consult your lab for the same.


Chronic Renal Failure - Blood Picture Chronic Renal Failure - Blood Picture 01/11/2001
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