What is Edta?

Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, widely abbreviated as EDTA (for other names, see Table), is an aminopolycarboxylic acid and a colourless, water-soluble solid. Its conjugate base is named ethylenediaminetetraacetate. It is widely used to dissolve limescale. Its usefulness arises because of its role as a hexadentate ("six-toothed") ligand and chelating agent, i.e., its ability to "sequester" metal ions such as Ca2+ and Fe3+. After being bound by EDTA, metal ions remain in solution but exhibit diminished reactivity. EDTA is produced as several salts, notably disodium EDTA and calcium disodium EDTA.

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Hi , This is XXXXXXX XXXXXXX age 40 yrs, suffering from BP and on the following medications :

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Fatty Liver : due to the anti viral...

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Resolve liver issues, tab coversyl 2mg instead if amlodipine

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I got a health report with below abnormal results. Could you kindly explain the imapct on health with those?
Whole Blood EDTA :...

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You have lymphocytosis, vitamin B12 deficiency and vitamin D deficiency.

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Hope you are fine.

And after 14 days I have done HIV 1 RNA Qualitative test (sample type EDTA Plasma Blood) and HIV 2 real time PCR...

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No other testing required, tests done conclusive for HIV 1 and 2

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