Potassium, Timed Urine


Sunquest Code:UKT  
Epic Code:LAB436Epic Name:Potassium Timed Urine
Order Instructions:Order UACOLL in addition to UKT. Enter collection volume and duration.
Synonyms:UKT
Methodology:Indirect potentiometric
St Johns/St Joseph/Woodwinds: ISE, diluted
Turnaround Time:Performed and reported 24 hours/day.
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Urine Collection Procedure



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Urine, timed collection (20 to 28 hours)
Optimal Volume:Submit entire collection; analysis requires 0.1 mL
Container:3 L plastic jug


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Mix collection well before aliquot is taken. Aliquot 5 mL, 0.1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:1 week at room or refrigerated temperature; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Chemistry  (Range, UMMC-East Bank, Lakes, Ridges, Northland, Southdale, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, St. Joseph's, St. John's)


Interpretive

Reference Range:25-125 mmol/24 hours; varies with diet.


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