Ratio Calculator

Use this form for calculating the RATIO of sodium to potassium in your dog's blood.

Enter Sodium (Na) and Potassium (K) values in the areas indicated below, then click "Calculate."

(ratio is determined by dividing the "Na" number by the "K" number.)

Na:      K:   


Na: should be between 140.3 and 153.9         K:  should be between 3.8 and 5.6

Target Ratio: should be between 27:1 and 40:1

"Reference Ranges" given for these values are according to the Merck Veterinary Manual, and are adapted primarily from

"Boyd J.W., The interpretation of serum biochemistry test results in domestic animals," published in "Veterinary Clinical Pathology," Veterinary Practice Publishing Co., 13(2), 1984, and from other sources.

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