Figure 197.1. Electrolyte composition of body fluid compartments.

Figure 197.1

Electrolyte composition of body fluid compartments. The extracellular fluid compartment (ECF) is composed of the blood/plasma compartment and the interstitial fluid compartment. Chloride is confined to the ECF compartment.

From: Chapter 197, Serum Chloride

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Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition.
Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors.
Boston: Butterworths; 1990.
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