blood gas test

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00:55 May 13, 2020
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COVID-19 - Science - Medical (general)
Additional field(s): Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Medical (general), Journalism
English term or phrase: blood gas test
Definition from healthline:
A blood gas test measures the amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood. It may also be used to determine the pH of the blood, or how acidic it is. The test is commonly known as a blood gas analysis or arterial blood gas (ABG) test.

Example sentence(s):
  • The RapidPoint 500e Blood Gas Analyzer is an essential instrument supporting COVID-19 response efforts, where blood gas testing plays a critical role in managing infected patients and monitoring their respiratory distress.
  • Doctors recommend for blood gas test if symptoms such as shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing, confusion, and nausea are witnessed. The pH value of blood, serum, or plasma is an indicator of the balance between the blood, renal (kidney), and lung (respiratory) systems, that is, depending on acidic or basic blood sample of the patients, the functioning of these vital organs of the body can be determined. Allied Market Research
  • On admission we performed arterial blood gas test on room air and found mild hypoxia and respiratory alkalosis with metabolic compensation Nature
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Definition from フリー百科事典『ウィキペデ:
血液ガス分析(けつえきガスぶんせき、英語:blood gas analysis, BGA)とは、血液中に含まれる酸素や二酸化炭素の量、あるいは pH を測定する検査。通常は動脈血を測定する。

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  • 血液ガス分析で、pH、二酸化炭素分圧(pCO2)、酸素分圧(pO2)、電解質、乳酸、ヘモグロビンといったその他の重要な情報とともに測定することにより、重篤な患者の呼吸および代謝状態に関する情報を得ることができます。 - ラジオメーター株式会社  
Nozomi Kugita
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