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Potassium, Stool

Specimen Type

K, Stool; Stool potassium; Stool K

Test ID   LAB577
EPIC ORDER
  POTASSIUM, STOOL
CPT Code(s)   84133
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Routine 30; STAT 888
Specimen Routine: 1 mL random stool; No Preservatives; See comments for acceptable specimen
Stability No stability on formulary
Availability Routine: 24 hours/day
  STAT: Yes
Turnaround Time   STAT 1 hr; Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range   Undefined
     
Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions: Centrifuge, Aliquot, Refrigerate
Comments

Stool must be liquid for analysis; solid or semi solid specimens are not suitable for analysis and will be rejected.

Reference range is not defined; 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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