Lab

Excess Anion Gap

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Excess Anion Gap

  • Calculation
  1. EAG = Anion Gap - 12 meq/L + serum bicarbonate
  • Interpretation
  1. EAG > 30 mEq/L: Metabolic Alkalosis present
  2. EAG < 23 mEq/L: Non-Anion Gap Metabolic Acidosis