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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Cl.

Common Use:
To evaluate electrolytes, acid-base balance, and hydration level.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Plasma collected in a green-top (heparin) tube is also acceptable.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Ion-selective electrode)

AgeConventional & SI Units
Premature95–110 mEq/L or mmol/L
0–1 mo98–113 mEq/L or mmol/L
2 mo–olderadult 97–107 mEq/L or mmol/L

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