alkalosis

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abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues

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Some patients have lung disease or other respiratory pathology that chronically limits their ability to achieve a minute ventilation high enough to keep their PaCO2 in a normal range and their body compensates for the high PaCO2 and low pH by allowing the kidneys to retain more of the alkalotic bicarbonate ion (HCO3-) to neutralize the acidic CO2 and bring the pH back toward the normal 7.
When whole blood was exposed to air for 3 min, there was no measurable change in pH, but plasma became steadily alkalotic, with a >10% fall in [[H.
They are commercially prepared by adjusting acidity to simulate acidotic, alkalotic, and normal specimens.
Some patients have lung disease or other respiratory pathology that chronically limits their ability to achieve a minute ventilation high enough to keep their PaC02 in a normal range and their body compensates for the high PaC02 and low pH by allowing the kidneys to retain more of the alkalotic bicarbonate ion (HC03-) to neutralize the acidic C02 and bring the pH back toward the normal 7.
On the other hand, research conducted in male runners has shown that a dose of sodium citrate that is sufficient for inducing an alkalotic state and that is ingested with water also induces an increase in both plasma volume and body mass (Oopik et al.