Anion Gap

Sample type: Serum

Test name: Anion Gap

Condition / Indication: Acidosis

Special precautions & notes: None.

Reference range: 3 - 11 mmol/L.

Container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 5 mL

Referred outside NBT for analysis? No

Discipline: Clinical Biochemistry

Section: Automated Laboratory

Turnaround time: Hospital patients 4 hours; GP patients 24 hours