Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Potassium, 24-Hour Urine

Test Name: Potassium, 24-Hour Urine
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 24 Hour Urine
Collection Information: Collection of 24-Hour Urine Sample

No preservative required in 24 hour urine container.

Please complete the laboratory label attached to the collection bottle to include patientís name, collection start time and date and collection end time and date.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Weekdays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
4 hours
Stat
1 hour
 
Reference Range: 30-130 mmol/d
Effective Date:  
Revised Date: 2019-02-21
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: RBC hemolysis may cause interference with results.
Method of Analysis: Indirect potentiometry
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
KU24
 
Referred To:  

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