Serum calcium measurement: Total versus free (ionized) calcium

Measurement of serum free (ionized) calcium (Ca++) reflects true calcium status of the body in health and disease. Present study evaluates efficacy of Ca++ over total calcium (CaT) in serum for calcium status. 52 subjects were enrolled for study. Anaerobic fasting blood sample for Ca++ measurement and autoclaved plain bulb for estimation of CaT, Total… CONTINUE READING

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