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Test ID: UPHB    
pH, Body Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Indicating the presence of infections or fistulas

 

Verifying the effectiveness of treatment to reduce stomach pH

 

Diagnosing disease states characterized by abnormal stomach acidity

 

This test is not appropriate for measurement of pleural fluid pH as that measurement should be made using a blood gas analyzer locally due to sample stability and transport requirements.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

pH Meter

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

pH, BF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Body Fluid pH