Table 1.

Initial patient results.

TestResultReference intervalUnits
Sodium136135–145mmol/L
PotassiumaNA3.3–4.9mmol/L
Chloride10297–110mmol/L
Carbon dioxide<622–32mmol/L
Urea nitrogen148–25mg/dL
5.02.9–8.9mmol/L
Glucose20170–199mg/dL
11.21.1–11.1mmol/L
Creatinine0.940.8–1.30mg/dL
8371–115μmol/L
Calcium9.18.5–10.3mg/dL
2.272.12–2.57mmol/L
Anion gapbNA2–15mmol/L
Lactic acid6.80.7–2.2mmol/L
pH6.77.35–7.45
pCO24035–45mmHg
Carbon dioxide, calculated721–30mmol/L
  • a Result not reported because of specimen hemolysis.

  • b Anion gap not calculated owing to CO2 below limit of detection.

  • NA, not available.