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Conventional Chemistry Units
The Système Internationale d’Unites (SI), or the International System of Units was recommended for use in the health professions by the World Health Assembly in 1977. It is slowly being adopted in the United States and many journals now require its use. The following is an abbreviated table of conversion values for some of the more commonly encountered tests that may now be reported in SI Units.
Bicarbonate, Chloride, CO2 (total), Potassium, & Sodium do not require conversion from conventional to SI units.
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