What Conditions Can Be Determined From an Anion Gap Blood Test?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 11, 2020 2:06:00 AM ET
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Conditions that are determined from an anion gap blood test are different types of acidosis and alkalosis, according to the University of Rochester Medical Center. Acidosis means the patient has too much acid in his blood, while alkalosis means that the blood is too alkaline. Acidosis is especially dangerous.

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