II. Labs

  1. Normal: 10-80 ug/dl

III. Causes: Increased Serum Ammonia

  1. Hepatic failure
  2. Hepatic Encephalopathy
  3. Cirrhosis
  4. Reye's Syndrome
  5. Portacaval shunt
  6. Medications
    1. Diuretics
    2. Polymixin B
    3. Methicillin
    4. Valproic Acid (Depakote)

IV. Causes: Decreased Serum Ammonia

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