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Potassium, Fluid

Test ID   LAB193
EPIC ORDER
  POTASSIUM, BODY FLUID
CPT Code(s)   84133
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 0.2 mL fluid; Sterile Container; Minimum: 0.2 ML.  No Preservatives;See important comments
Stability
Unspun: N/A
Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
  STAT: YES 
Turnaround Time   STAT 1hr; Routine 2hrs
Reference Range Normal: Undefined.
     
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments

 Specify fluid type and source.

Reference range is not defined; therefore, other clinical data should be taken into consideration when interpreting these results

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 03, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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