Assessment of kidney function and acid-base balance

For cystic fibrosis investigations, see sweat chloride.

Reference ranges:

Age range Reference range (mmol/L)
All ages/sexes 95 - 108

Derived from Pathology Harmony 2011

Results outside the reference range do not necessarily indicate disease. Similarly, results within the reference range do not preclude abnormality. Please contact the Duty Biochemist for discussion of individual patient results

Other Comments:

For more information, please see the following: Chloride - Lab Tests Online

See also: Sodium, Potassium, Bicarbonate

About This Test

Department: Biochemistry


  • Gel/serum/plasma (yellow/red/green top)

Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours