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Electrolytes - urine

The electrolytes - urine test measures specific chemicals called electrolytes in urine. It usually measures the levels of calcium, chloride, potassium, or sodium.

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References

Landry DW, Bazari H. Approach to the patient with renal disease. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 114.

Slotki I, Skoreki K. Disorders of sodium and water homeostasis. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 25th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders; 2016:chap 116.

    • Female urinary tract

      Female urinary tract - illustration

      The female and male urinary tracts are relatively the same except for the length of the urethra.

      Female urinary tract

      illustration

    • Male urinary tract

      Male urinary tract - illustration

      The male and female urinary tracts are relatively the same except for the length of the urethra.

      Male urinary tract

      illustration

      • Female urinary tract

        Female urinary tract - illustration

        The female and male urinary tracts are relatively the same except for the length of the urethra.

        Female urinary tract

        illustration

      • Male urinary tract

        Male urinary tract - illustration

        The male and female urinary tracts are relatively the same except for the length of the urethra.

        Male urinary tract

        illustration

      Tests for Electrolytes - urine

       

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