SMA12

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  1. Contestant

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    Hello
    I want to know what is the diffrence between SMA12 and SMA13.And are they same as SMAC12 and SMAC13.
    Thanks a lot.
     
  2. ApacheIndian

    ApacheIndian philomath
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    The difference is approximately 1.
     
  3. Contestant

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    Thanks a lot. i was curious which was extra in SMA13??
     
  4. edmadison

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    </font><blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr /><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Dr. Cuts:
    <strong>The difference is approximately 1.</strong></font><hr /></blockquote><font size="2" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Approximately 1 -- looks like exaxtly 1!

    Ed
     
  5. mddo2b

    mddo2b STOP PAGING ME....PLEASE!
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    Without any hesitation and with a doubt , the difference is EXACTLY 1.
    Happy to be of assistance. <img border="0" alt="[Clappy]" title="" src="graemlins/clappy.gif" />
     
  6. PACmatthew

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    SMAC is a term that has persisted even though the grouping of labs has become a relatively less profitable thing to do. Many hospitals call their SMAC different things, and include different labs. Most SMACS include:

    BUN
    Creatinine
    Sodium
    Potassium
    Chloride
    AST
    ALT
    Alk Phosp
    Bilirubin
    CO2

    Some exclude ALT, while some include Mg and serum globulin levels. Some include lipids,and some don't. Its more of a nursing issue, and something that doesn't take long to learn in any given institution.
     
  7. Contestant

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    thanks a looooooooooooot.
     

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