What is the role of fractional excretion of bicarbonate (FEHCO3-) testing in the workup of metabolic acidosis?

Updated: Oct 10, 2018
  • Author: Christie P Thomas, MBBS, FRCP, FASN, FAHA; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Measurement of the fractional excretion of bicarbonate (FEHCO3-) is useful in the diagnosis of proximal RTA.


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