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Table 1 Availability of serum lactate in Washington DC metro area hospitals

From: Anion gap, anion gap corrected for albumin, base deficit and unmeasured anions in critically ill patients: implications on the assessment of metabolic acidosis and the diagnosis of hyperlactatemia

Hospital # of ICU Beds Lac run on-site Lac run automatically with ABG? Serum lactate must be ordered separately?
George Washington University Hospital 45 Yes Yes Separate or comes with ABG
Georgetown University Hospital 25 Yes Yes Separate or comes with ABG
Washington Hospital Center 60 Yes No Yes
Holy Cross Hospital 42 Yes No Yes
Sibley Hospital 14 Yes No Yes
Suburban Hospital 44 Yes No Yes
Providence Hospital 17 Yes No Yes
Specialty Hospital 22 No No Yes
Fairfax Hospital 60 Yes No Yes
Alexandria Hospital 30 Yes Yes Separate or comes with ABG
Washington Adventist Hospital 36 Yes No Yes
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