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Test Code URK Urine Potassium, 24 hour

Important Note

If ordering a random collection use order code RK

Specimen Type

Urine, Timed (24 hour)

Container/Tube

Sterile Urine Container

Offsite Collection Instructions

1. Follow clinic instructions for 24 hour collection
process.
2. Keep urine refrigerated during the 24 hour collection process
in
a detergent free container.
3. Aliquot 10 mL from a well mixed timed sample collection.
4. Indicate collection volume and duration.
5. Transport refrigerated (2-8 ° C).

Turnaround Time

4 hours

Test Includes

Quantitative determination of potassium in urine

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Reject Due To

N/A

DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

24 hours, 7 days a week including holidays

STAT DAY(S) AND TIME(S) PERFORMED

N/A

STAT Turnaround Time

N/A

Method Name

Ion Specific Electrode (ISE)

Synonyms

N/A

CPT

URK: 84133

Fee Code

URK: 43440

Test Limitations

N/A

Test Usage

N/A

UCMC Collection Instructions

1. Follow clinic instructions for 24 hour collection
process.
2. Keep urine refrigerated during the 24 hour collection process
in
a detergent free container.
3. Aliquot 10 mL from a well mixed timed sample collection.
4. Indicate collection volume and duration.
5. Transport refrigerated (2-8 ° C).

Reference Values

25 – 120 mEq/24 hr

Additional Information

N/A

Stability: Room Temp

14 days

Stability: Refrigerated

14 days

Stability: Frozen

stable