What electrolytes are measured in a blood test?
Serum electrolytes test is a group of tests that measure the level of electrolytes in the body. Serum electrolytes like sodium, chloride, potassium and bicarbonate help maintain the body's metabolism.
Complete blood counts can help detect a variety of disorders including infections, anemia, diseases of the immune system, and blood cancers.
If the values are unexpected then they need to be repeated
A blood test is a lab analysis of your health. You may have blood tests to keep track of how well you are managing a condition such as diabetes or high cholesterol. You may also have them for routine checkups or when you are ill.