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Potassium, Urine

Components

Name Method Department Units
Potassium, Urine Ion selective electrode
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine mmol/L

Specimen Requirements

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 5 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 4 day(s)
Refrigerated - 7 day(s)
Frozen - 6 month(s)

Reasons for Rejection

  • Use of urine preservative
  • Collected in diaper

CPT Code

  • 84133