Acute Renal Failure - Blood Picture

Dr Ira Shah
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Acute Renal Failure - Blood Picture - Introduction
Elevation of urea, creatinine, uric acid & phosphorus are seen in ARF. Na+ is low due to water retention & intracellular shift, K+ rises from injudicious dietary intake and release from cells. Ca+ is usually low.

BIOCHEMICAL TEST NORMAL RANGE PATIENT VALUES
LOW NORMAL HIGH
TOTAL PROTEIN 6 - 8 Gm / dl   *  
ALBUMIN 3.5 - 5.0 Gm / dl   *  
A / G RATIO 0.9 - 2.0   *  
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 UREA 15 - 45 mg / dl     *
S. CREATININE 0.5 - 1.5 mg / dl     *
S.URIC ACID 2.1 - 7.4 mg / dl     *
SODIUM
137 - 148m.Eq / L *    
POTASSIUM
3.5 - 5.6m.Eq / L     *
CHLORIDES 99 - 108m.Eq / L *    
BICARBONATE 23.7 - 31.4m.Eq / L *    
  A - Adult. C - Child,    




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


Acute Renal Failure - Blood Picture Acute Renal Failure - Blood Picture 4/2/2002
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