Water Content of Body Fluids

An AACC member asked the Artery if variations in the water content of body fluids could lead to discrepancies between direct and indirect ion-selective electrodes (ISEs). After getting feedback, she has decided to compare indirect vs. direct ISEs by diluting remnant body fluid specimens with water, and might also run the fluids as urines instead of on the serum/plasma curve.


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