What is Chloride test?
Chloride is an electrolyte that helps keep a proper fluid and acid-base balance in your body. This test detects abnormal blood chloride levels for your doctor to diagnose certain health conditions. The blood test can also be used to monitor conditions such as high blood pressure, heart failure, kidney disease, and liver disease.
Why get the Chloride test?
If your doctor is concerned about the health of your heart or kidneys, a chloride test can help explain what might be wrong.
When to take this test?
AnytimeEvery 6 monthsNo particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.Chloride