Chloride, blood gas

Diagnostic Use

Chloride is the most abundant plasma anion. Chloride influences body water distribution in a manner similar to sodium , and is also involved in the maintenance of electrochemical gradients across cell membranes.

In isolation, chloride measurement does not provide much useful clinical information, however it is required in order to calculate the anion gap .


Core Biochemistry

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