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Serum Anion Gap

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OPENPediatrics Staff

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Calculates the anion gap. The anion gap is affected by changes in unmeasured ions. An elevated anion gap indicates metabolic acidosis.

All calculations must be confirmed before use. The authors make no claims of the accuracy of the information contained herein; and these suggested doses are not a substitute for clinical judgement.

Last reviewed: July 14, 2015.

Topics: Critical Care

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