What is the role of serum chemistries in the workup of Vibrio infections?

Updated: Jun 21, 2021
  • Author: Hoi Ho, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Serum electrolytes, BUN, and creatinine levels may become abnormal in patients with dehydration, hypotension, and severe sepsis.

Monitoring serum electrolytes is essential in the treatment of severe gastroenteritis.


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