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:Normal range

Newborns (< 2 months) : Arterial 7.32-7.49

2months- 2years            : Arterial 7.34-7.46

2years & Adult           : Arterial: 7.35-7.45, venous 7.32-7.43 <

Comment: The measurement of pH is used to diagnosis acidosis (e.g., ketoacidosis) and alkalosis (e.g., emesis with loss of gastric juice, and to evaluate acid base balance, to assess significance of serum or plasma potassium levels (e.g., in hypokalemia); and in interpretation of oxyhemoglobin dissociation curves. It may be useful for assessment of birth asphyxia in the depressed new born

Sample: Heparin, Whole blood