Plasma Total Carbon Dioxide

Last Updated: March 7, 2022

The total CO2 content is a surrugate for serum bicarbonate levels. The measure includes serum bicarbonate (which accounts for about 95% of tatal CO2) and other forms of carbon dioxide (i.e., dissolved CO2 and carbonic acid).[reference|url=|title=Re-Evaluation of the Normal Range of Serum Total CO 2 Concentration|published=2018 Feb 7|authors=Jeffrey A Kraut, Nicolaos E Madias|journal=Clin J Am Soc Nephrol|]

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