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Potassium, Urine, 24 Hour

Container A or Red/Yellow

Test ID   LAB435
EPIC Order
  POTASSIUM, TIMED URINE
CPT Code(s)   84133
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Laboratory
Tube Station   Deliver directly to the laboratory
Specimen Routine: 24 hrs urine, container Type "A"; NO preservative; red/yellow container is also acceptablel; see important Comments
Stability
Unspun: N/A
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerator: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day
Turnaround Time  
Routine: 2 hrs; STAT: 1 hr
Reference Range Normal: 25-125 mmol/24 hrs (varies with diet)
     
 
Comments Refrigerate
Obtain container "A" from Central Distribution
Provide start/stop times of collection.
Red/Yellow container is also acceptable.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on February 01, 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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