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* Potassium, Urine, Random

Mnemonic

U K R

Synonym

Urine Potassium - Potassium (K+) in Urine - Urine Potassium Electrolyte - Urine Potassium Cation

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Urine, one sterile container without preservatives. Pediatric samples may be collected using a cotton ball.

Handling

Remove particulates by centrifugation prior to analysis.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL urine

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL urine

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Stability

Room Temperature (18-26°C): 7 days; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 45 days; Frozen (≤-20°C): 6 months

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

24 hours

Method

Ion Selective Electrode

Reference Values

Reference Values

Not Established

CPT Codes

84133

Last Updated: Thursday, September 5, 2019 03:05:37 AM


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