What is Bicarbonate?
Bicarbonate is part of a larger test, known as electrolyte concentration test. Bicarbonate is one of the electrolytes in the human body, which regulates certain functions. However, if its concentrations become irregular, several problems may arise from the same.
Why is Bicarbonate done?
- To detect electrolyte imbalance or acid base imbalance in the body.
Preparation for Bicarbonate
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for Bicarbonate
The sample type collected for Bicarbonate is: Blood