chloride-responsive

chloride-responsive

(klōr′īd″ri-spon′siv)
Treatable with normal saline (a 0.9% solution of sodium chloride).
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2) Metabolic alkalosis, particularly when it is chloride-responsive, may increase the AG by 4 - 6 mmol/l.
Urine chloride measurement is used to divide metabolic alkaloses into those that are chloride-responsive (U-[Cl-]<25 mmol/l) and those that are chloride-resistant (U-[Cl-] >40 mmol/l).