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The pH is normal but we suspect a Metabolic Acidosis => Anion Gap 28 => Bicarbonate Gap 0 => Expected PaCO2 20 => actual PaCO2 is lower than expected => Increased Gap Metabolic Acidosis plus a Respiratory Alkalosis.
Advanced Assessment: The pH is normal but we suspect a Metabolic Acidosis [right arrow] Anion Gap 28 [right arrow] Bicarbonate Gap 0 [right arrow] Expected PaCO2 20 [right arrow] actual PaCO2 is lower than expected [right arrow] Increased Gap Metabolic Acidosis plus a Respiratory Alkalosis.
High anion gap metabolic acidosis secondary to pyroglutamic acidosis (5-oxoprolinuria): association with prescription drugs and malnutrition.
All patients had stable parameters for pH, base excess and anion gap (Figure 2).
It is a component in calculation of both the anion gap and strong ion differences.
The laboratory studies showed a white blood cell count of 12,000/[micro]l, hemoglobin level of 16 g/dl, carbon dioxide of 23 mmol/L, anion gap of 20, and creatinine level of 0.
The anion gap rose from 9 mM/1 to 20 mM/ 1 over this time.
Patients who have ingested toxic amounts of EG but who present early after ingestion and receive prompt treatment with fomepizole may never manifest an increased anion gap or clinically relevant acidemia.
This equation calculates ionized calcium (mmol/L) from six measurements: total calcium (mmol/L); albumin (g/L); globulin (total protein--albumin; g/L); anion gap (AG; mmol/L); and bicarbonate (HC[O.