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Urine to Blood pCO2 Gradient (U-B pCO2)

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

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Description:

The urine-to-blood pCO2 gradient (U-B pCO2) following an oral bicarbonate load can be used to detect a defect in distal renal tubule acidification. It can aid in the diagnosis of renal tubular acidosis.

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