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Serum K+

3.5-5 mEq/l

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WBC

4-10 mm^3
>10.5 = significant bacterial infection
<4 = marrow problem

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Hct

36-45% (three times Hgb)
May be artificially inflated by dehydration

4

Hgb

12.5-16 g/dl
Low = marrow problem, bleeding, hemolytic immune problem

5

Platelets

150,000 - 400,000 mm^3
Low = marrow problem, inappropriate clotting

6

Disseminated intravascular clotting (DIC)

Clots form throughout small vessels

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Serum Na+

134-146 mEq/l

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Serum Cl-

97-110 mEq/l

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Serum CO2

18-28 mEq/l

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Fasting serum glucose

60-100 mg/dl

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BUN

8-25 mg/dl
Measure GFR

12

Total protein

6-8.5 g/dl
Liver function

13

Albumin

3.5-5.5 g/dl
Liver function

14

Globulin

1.5-4.5 g/dl
Liver function

15

AST

0-40 iu/l
Liver damage

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ALT

0-55 iu/l
Liver damage

17

Bilirubin

0-1.2 mg/dl
Liver damage

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Alkaline phophatase

25-150 iu/l
Liver damage

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Urine specific gravity

1010

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CBC

WBC
WBC differential
Hgb
Hct
Platelet

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Basic Metabolic Profile (BMP)

Serum electrolytes
Serum glucose
Serum creatinine
BUN

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Comprehensive Metabolic Profile (CMP)

Serum electrolytes
Serum glucose
Liver function
Liver damage
Renal function

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How do you report condensed results?

Na+, Cl-, BUN over K+, HCO3-, Creatinine with glucose to the side