Normal Range of Ammonia Levels Adults: The normal range of ammonia level in adults is 8 to 35 mcmol/L (micromoles per liter) or 9.5 to 50 mcg/dL (micrograms per deciliter). Children: The normal range of ammonia level in children is 28 to 58 mcmol/L or 41 to 80 mcg/dL.What does it mean when your ammonia level is high?
When the liver is unable to properly convert the ammonia into urea, then this causes elevation of the ammonia level in the blood. The cause for the malfunction of the liver can be liver diseases, such as severe hepatitis or cirrhosis. The ammonia test is done by taking a blood sample from the vein or artery.What is ammonia blood test?
Ammonia blood test Serum ammonia; Encephalopathy - ammonia; Cirrhosis - ammonia; Liver failure - ammonia The ammonia test measures the level of ammonia in a blood sample. How the Test is PerformedWhat are the signs and symptoms of ammonia poisoning?
Symptoms. As adults, symptoms manifest themselves as disorientation, change in level of consciousness, sleepiness, and lethargy. Any of these symptoms are indications for the provider to order an ammonia level to determine if this may be the cause.