Potassium, Random Urine


Sunquest Code:UKR  
Epic Code:LAB434Epic Name:Potassium Random Urine
Methodology:Indirect potentiometric
CPT Code:84133
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, random collection
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 0.2 mL
Container:Plastic leakproof container, sterile (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:25-125 mmol/24 hours; varies with diet.
Use:Evaluate potassium metabolism.


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