Clinical App Note

Osmolality: A Crucial Medical Tool for a Vast Range of Use Cases

Osmolality testing is a powerful screening tool which allows physicians to make quick and accurate diagnoses for a wide range of disorders.

Here is a typical, and overmodest, definition for osmolality: It “indicates the concentration of all the particles dissolved in body fluid”. What’s hiding behind this dry description is that osmolality is a powerful tool: It delivers crucial information for making accurate diagnoses and establishing proper treatment plans for patients with disorders involving water and electrolyte imbalances. In fact, osmolality testing by freezing-point depression osmometry is essential for getting extremely accurate, and even fast, insights into the pathophysiology of disorders such as hyponatremia, metabolic acidosis and different types of intoxication

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