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Hypertonic Saline Infusion Test

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

An increase in serum osmolality normally results in a release of antidiuretic hormone (ADH). If hypertonic saline is given intravenously so that the plasma osmolality increases, the changes in serum ADH levels can be analyzed.

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