Potassium, Stool

Sterile Specimen Cup

Container Type

K, Stool; Stool potassium; Stool K

Test ID LAB577
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
Availability 24 hours/day
Turnaround Time STAT 1 hr; Routine 2 hrs
Reference Range Undefined

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 Christopher Parker on January 13, 2022

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