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Diagnostic Tests for Acidosis

Diagnostic Test list for Acidosis:

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Acidosis includes:

  • Physical examination - looking for signs of lung, heart, or kidney disease which may be the cause of acidosis or the result of acidosis.
  • Arterial blood gas analysis
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count and electrolytes
    • Blood glucose - looking for diabetic acidosis.
    • Serum acetone or hydroxybutyrate - looking for diabetic acidosis as cause.
    • Serum bicarbonate - if increased suggests lung disease is the cause, if decreased suggests kidney disease, diarrhea or the use of certain diuretics may be the cause.
  • Serum and Urine assays for poisons - if appropriate and suspected.
  • Pulmonary function tests - to examine for lung disease.
  • ECG - to examine for heart disease.

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Acidosis causes:

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Acidosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Acidosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Acidosis:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Acidosis' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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